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De Blasio nominee won't give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns  New York Post

Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio's pick to head the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed ...


NYC taxi medallion prices fall further as mystery auction bidder surfaces  Crain's New York Business

Taxi medallions might be worth less than ever. But in some ways, there has never been more interest in the troubled asset. Late Wednesday afternoon a bidder, ...


King County Water Taxi to remain in service July 22-28, planned temporary service suspension to shift to later date  King County

The King County Water Taxi will remain in *service* the week of July 22-28 at Pier 52 to allow additional time to complete necessary work at the new Pier 50 ...


WATER TAXI ALERT: Spirit of Kingston on West Seattle run  West Seattle Blog

From King County Water Taxi management: M/V Doc Maynard is getting a propeller replaced, so the lower-capacity Spirit of Kingston is on the run until Saturday ...


One of Uber’s flying taxi partners just raised a $25 million Series A round  TechCrunch

Uber Air, the transportation company's upcoming flying taxi *service*, needs vehicle partners in order to make it a reality. Karem Aircraft, which Uber partnered with ...


How a taxi kingpin’s real estate deals turned into a wreck  The Real Deal

Taxi mogul Victor Weingarten and his partner Simon Baron Development are facing foreclosure on their Upper West Side rental project at 166 West 75th Street.


Double-parking issue stalls taxi renewal in village  Newsday

Village trustees in Floral Park are mulling whether to renew a contract with a local taxi *service*, but first want reassurances that the taxi drivers won't double park ...


20-year-old Opelousas man arrested in connection with taxi robbery  The Daily Advertiser

A 20-year-old Opelousas man was arrested in connection with robbing a taxi driver at gunpoint in June.


Cab Driver, 65, Killed by His Own Taxi Chasing After Customer Who Stole Backpack  NBC New York

A 65-year-old father and long-time cab driver was killed in a tragic accident Sunday night in the Bronx when he was run over by his own taxi — and now police ...


In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer  Kotaku

There's a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering ...


A Super Bowl Trip, a Bribery Indictment and the Taxi Industry’s Corruption  The New York Times

Two taxi industry titans in New York carried out a scheme involving gifts such as lavish vacations, federal prosecutors said.


Skoda Parent Taxi app will charge your children chores in exchange for rides  CNET

It's better than charging your children actual money to go to bassoon practice, but not by much. Skoda. Skoda, one of the European arms of the Volkswagen ...


A Bailout for Taxi Drivers? The Mayor Says No, but Others Keep Pushing  The New York Times

Council members are battling with City Hall over how to help thousands of cabdrivers who are struggling with overwhelming debt.


Willingness to pay for Community Health Insurance among taxi drivers i | RMHP  Dove Medical Press

Willingness to pay for Community Health Insurance among taxi drivers in Kampala City, Uganda: a contingent evaluation.


A son’s mission after his taxi-driver dad killed himself  PIX11 New York

A son is on a mission after his taxi-driver dad killed himself because his business collapsed. …


The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides  USA TODAY

At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you'll pay $25.


Teen Charged In Death Of Taxi Driver  CBS New York

A 16-year-old faces second-degree murder and robbery charges in the death of a yellow cab driver who was run over by his own car. CBSN New York's ...


A Hinton man hopes to bring taxi service to Summers County  WVVA TV

HINTON, WV (WVVA) A Hinton man is trying to make a difference in his community by providing rides to those without a vehicle. Currently, there is no form.


San Francisco Taxi Company Forced to Shut Down  KCBS

New rules have put the clamps on which cab companies can pick up fares at San Francisco International Airport. KCBS Radio reporter Bob Butler says one ...


‘Flying Taxi’ startup aims to cut down Bay Area commuter hours  KRON4

PALO ALTO (KRON) — Battling traffic when you're trying to go somewhere, is every day in the Bay Area, especially during rush hour. One “flying taxi” startup is ...


Taxi groups move court for talks with government on proposed premium service  South China Morning Post

Taxi groups want 'meaningful' consultation with Hong Kong government on launch of premium *service*.


Taxi Fallout Tests CUs’ Reputation  Credit Union Times

The taxi medallion lending issue has turned into a reputation management problem for CUs.


Estranged lover accused of killing woman who called taxi cab company for help  ABC Action News

Hernando County deputies arrested Manuel Jesus Vega for murder and kidnapping after finding the body of a woman in a tractor trailer behind a Dollar Tree in ...


8 Injured as 'Out-of-Control' Taxi Crashes Into NYC Restaurant: 'Patrons Started Running'  PEOPLE.com

Eight people were injured Thursday afternoon when a taxi cab barreled into a restaurant in New York's City's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, according to ...


Teen arrested in robbery that led to death of taxi driver in the Bronx  WABC-TV

A 16-year-old boy is under arrest for a robbery that led to the death of a taxi driver in the Bronx.


Brooklyn Taxi Driver Killed After Robbery  CBS New York

Police are asking for the public's help finding the passenger responsible for a Brooklyn taxi driver's death; CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports. 19 hours ago ...


Company with stake in taxi broker wants Saskatoon ride-sharing bylaw struck down  Saskatoon StarPhoenix

A company with a stake in taxi company riide has sued to overturn Saskatoon's ride-sharing bylaw.


Taxi crashes after driver shot, killed in DeKalb County  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A taxi driver was found dead in his vehicle Monday night after he was shot and crashed on a busy nor...


Grant To Allow For Water Taxis In SJ-BH  News/Talk 94.9 WSJM

Berrien County has been approved for a more than $100,000 state grant that's expected to allow for water taxis between Benton Harbor and St. Joseph.


Dispelling the myths of the NYC taxi medallion crisis  Crain's New York Business

To the editor: Your editorial “The city should manage traffic, not taxi medallion values” (June 24) repeats some of the most egregious and harmful myths of the ...


Notorious Debt Collector in Taxi Industry Is Arrested  The New York Times

Anthony J. Medina, who was charged with pretending to be a city law enforcement official to intimidate yellow cabdrivers, was arrested after an investigation in ...


Local taxi company says their insurance will skyrocket  KTVL

Andrea Porto is a wife and mom who runs a family-ownedtaxi company in Grants Pass called JC's Taxi. She fears that her business will face new financial ...


Chicago Midway Taxi Diagram | Flying  Flying Magazine

There's more to operating safely on the ground at Chicago's busy Midway Airport than jsut taxiing around: The notes, hot spots, and symbols deserve extra ...


Lawsuit: Hillsborough’s new taxi permits cost drivers thousands  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — United Cab and a group of independent tax drivers are suing Hillsborough County, arguing they lost thousands of dollars when the county abolished ...


Japan's taxi drivers can now accept Didi rides without removing their gloves  CNN

Didi Chuxing's strategy to win over Japan includes tailored tech for the country's white-gloved taxi drivers.


Water taxis could soon be coming to Berrien County  WSBT-TV

Water taxis could soon be coming to Berrien County. According to our reporting partners at News Talk WSJM, the county was approved for a more than $100000 ...


Bellingham police arrest suspect in taxi driver assault — his third arrest in 2 weeks  Bellingham Herald

Bellingham police arrested the man they suspect assaulted a 32-year-old Bellingham Taxi driver early July 5 and left him in the middle of Woburn Street.


St. Landry Parish Man arrested in connection with armed robbery of taxi driver in Opelousas KATC  KATC Lafayette News

The Opelousas Police Department says they have made an arrest in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in June. Officers arrested 20-year-old Brian ...


Decarbonizing travel in cities with electrified autonomous taxis  Phys.Org

Deploying a fleet of electric autonomous taxis in a city could result in an 87 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional vehicular ...


Taxi medallion auction price hits new low  Crain's New York Business

New York's troubled taxi medallion industry, which recently has been the subject of a New York Times investigation and a City Council hearing, continued its ...


Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis  The New York Times

In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers.


Dodgers' Caleb Ferguson: Joins taxi squad  CBSSports.com

Ferguson joined the Dodgers in Philadelphia ahead of Thursday's game against the Phillies but hasn't been formally recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City, Bill ...


Paraguayan Taxi Drivers Shut Down Streets in Protest of Uber  PanAm Post

By Federico Rabino. Once again, the streets of Asunción, Paraguay have been stormed by the so-called “Yellow Swarm”: the taxi mafia that seeks to achieve the ...


Russian antimonopoly watchdog receives application of Yandex.Taxi for Vezet deal  TASS

MOSCOW, July 19. /TASS/. The Federal Antimonopoly *Service* (FAS) of Russia received an application from Yandex.Taxi for the transaction on the acquisition of ...


These Taxi Drivers Thought They Were Buying the American Dream. Instead, They Got Despair.  VICE

At 5:03 p.m., Vinod Malhotra picks up his first passenger of the evening, after idling for a few minutes in the three-deep taxi line outside the Time Warner Center ...


Police release identity of taxi driver killed in DeKalb County Monday  FOX 5 Atlanta

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Police in DeKalb County have released the identity of the cab driver who was shot on the job earlier this week as ...


WATER TAXI: Downtown dock move postponed, so it'll run next week after all  West Seattle Blog

The King County Water Taxi will NOT take the week off next week for its downtown dock move after all, the county just announced: The King County Water Taxi ...


Yandex.Taxi Expands into the Regions  Yahoo Finance

The current shareholders of Vezet will receive new shares in MLU, representing up to 3.6% of the issued share capital of the company at closing, together with ...


Developer proposes Lake Washington water taxi  KIRO Seattle

State transportation officials will discuss possible water taxi routes from Lake Washington in Renton to tech centers in the region Tuesday.


Hydrogen-powered air taxis may be ready for takeoff soon  Daily Sabah

We all know that flying taxis will soon be taking off but before they even get get up in the air, they are seeing updates.


Tampa's Pirate Water Taxi adds boats, more options for rides  83degreesmedia

As downtown booms and the Hillsborough River draws more activity, Tampa's Pirate Water Taxi is investing $1.6 million to expand its fleet, including a 100-seat ...


Uber driver who Lyft deactivated accused of killing Chicago taxi driver  Business Insider

Lyft could be fined up to $10000 for failing to report the driver, who has since been charged with murder.


New York Restaurant Westville in Hell’s Kitchen Temporarily Closed After Taxi Crash Injures 8  Eater NY

Eight people were injured Thursday afternoon after a taxi crashed into Westville in Hell's Kitchen at 809 Ninth Ave., between 53rd and 54th streets. The incident ...


Taxi Dispatch Software Market | Industry Insight 2019-2024 Covered players: Magenta Technology, TaxiCaller, Cab Startup, Autocab, Taxify, Gazoop, Taxi Mobility, JungleWorks, EasyDEV and More  Rise Media

The global Taxi Dispatch Software market is comprehensively and Insightful information in the report, taking into consideration various factors such as ...


Electric air taxis powered by hydrogen promise greater range for intercity commutes  NBC News

Alaka'i Technologies is developing an electric air taxi known as Skai that is powered by hydrogen fuel cells and could fly passengers up to 400 miles.


Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders  New York Post

Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry.


Councilmember & Taxi Drivers Call for Bailout, Citing City's Role in Crisis  City Limits

Brokers and lenders convinced drivers to take out risky loans they ultimately could not afford. But drivers and their allies say the city, too, profited from the ...


Cabbies in medallion debt call for city's help  amNewYork

The city has a "moral responsibility" to help owner-drivers because it's responsible for medallion price inflation, Councilman Mark Levine said.


Can you capture a portrait of a city with a taxi-mounted sensor?  The Architect's Newspaper

Big data and its purported utility comes with the attendant need to actually collect that data in the first place, meaning an increase of sensing devices being ...


Paris planning flying taxis by 2024  CNN

Visitors to Paris may soon be able to arrive in the city center in style, traveling by flying taxi.


New Parent Taxi app charges your kids in chores every time you give them a lift  Metro.co.uk

Skoda has launched a new Parent Taxi app which charges children with chores every time parents drive them somewhere.


Council members propose new regulations to crack down on predatory taxi medallion lenders  New York Daily News

Under the proposals, brokers who sell medallions will have to provide more background information — including their fingerprints. The bills also would enable ...


Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities  New York Post

A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said.


‘It’s absolutely heartbreaking,’ Bellingham Taxi owner says of alleged attack of driver  Bellingham Herald

Bellingham police are investigating a reported attack of a 32-year-old male taxi driver early Friday in the Roosevelt neighborhood. The driver was sent to ...


Investigation underway after taxi driver attacked, beaten  KIRO Seattle

Police are investigating after a taxi driver was attacked and beaten early Saturday in Bellingham.


Chicago Water Taxi  Chicago Reader

Chicago Water Taxi offers transportation for commuters and tourists along the Chicago River. The ships travel between Goose Island and Chinatown daily from ...


New York City taxi drivers need debt relief, but not from taxpayers  City & State

Thursday afternoon, around 50 yellow-taxi medallion owners and drivers rallied on the steps of New York City Hall, twinning a call for “loan relief now” with a ...


More Americans are driving taxis, thanks to Uber and Lyft — Quartz  Quartz

Uber and Lyft radically changed the landscape for the taxi industry, and in cities like New York contributed to the collapse of a bubble that left many drivers in ...


First time ever: Water taxi will take you to the Vashon Strawberry Festival on Saturday  Westside Seattle

information from King County and Vashon Island Chamber of Commerce. For the first time ever, King County Water Taxi will offer Saturday *service* to and from ...


Ola gets a taxi license in London and plans to launch services in September  TechCrunch

London is one of the world's biggest markets for consumers who travel using ride-hailing services. Is it now also becoming one of the most crowded when it ...


Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca  New York Post

A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca Greenwich Street between Jay and Harrison streets -- with dramatic photos showing the car ...


NYC Taxi Plows Into Hell's Kitchen Restaurant  NY1

Video captured the yellow taxi crashing into the Westville Restaurant just after noon on Thursday.


The classic VW Beetle was hugely popular with Mexico's taxi drivers  Quartz

The classic Beetle's simple design and inexpensive upkeep made it a practical choice.


The taxi stand outside Punjabi Deli  amNY

Count the ways it's tough to be a taxi driver: Competition from ride-sharing services. Inflated medallion prices or expensive fees to drive the cars. More traffic.


Comprehensive Analysis on Taxi Dispatch Software Market based on types and appli  News By ReportsGO

The ' Taxi Dispatch Software market' study Added by Market Study Report, LLC, provides an in-depth analysis pertaining to potential drivers fueling this industry.


Madras High Court bans bike taxi startup Rapido in Tamil Nadu  YourStory

The Madras High Court has given four months time to the Tamil Nadu government to come out appropriate regulations for the bike taxi segment.


City investigating rash of taxi, limo, rideshare complaints during Stampede  CityNews Calgary

Passengers had some rough experiences in taxis, limos and rideshares during Calgary Stampede.


Police arrest man in taxi driver assault case | 790 KGMI  KGMI

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Bellingham Police arrested a man suspected of attacking a taxi driver earlier this month and leaving the victim with serious injuries.


Taxi Driver Charged with Attempted Murder  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

MCADOO, Pa. -- Police charged a man from Hazleton with attempted murder after shooting his passenger over the taxi fare in Schuylkill County. It happened ...


Taxi drivers 'fighting to survive' push back on Port Authority fare hike proposals  NorthJersey.com

The Port Authority is also proposing a revision to its 2017-2026 capital plan that calls for increasing spending to $37 billion.


Ride-hailing service Topeka.Taxi ready to give capital city residents a lift  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A local ride-hailing *service* that hit the Topeka market this month hopes to become a competitor to well-established companies such as Uber and Lyft.Topeka ...


KCPD searching for man who robbed taxi driver at gunpoint  KSHB

Kansas City, Missouri, police are looking for the man who was caught on video robbing a taxi driver at gunpoint in June.


Intel-owned Mobileye's CEO says the company is 'all-in on the global robo-taxi opportunity'  INSIDER

Amnon Shashua published an op-ed on Tuesday in which he laid out his company's strategy for self-driving vehicles.


Boeing Announces Work With Flying Taxi Startup Kitty Hawk, But Don't Call It a Flying Car  Gizmodo

Boeing has announced that it's working with the flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk, to “collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility.


Man pleads to conspiring to rob a taxi driver  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — A South Peoria man was sentenced to more than three years of probation for conspiring with others to rob a taxi driver two years ago.Daniel M.


8 Injured After Taxi Slams Into Restaurant  CBS New York

CBS2's Ali Bauman speaks to a witness at the Manhattan restaurant a taxi cab slammed into Thursday. 7 days ago. Next Video. Bus Crash Injures 12 In Hillside, ...


Taxi union, Lyft and Uber speak out against proposed Port Authority fee hikes  NorthJersey.com

Six meetings in New York and New Jersey have been scheduled by Port Authority officials to discuss the plans and gather public comment.


Dublin’s taxi problem: ‘There’s as many cabs here as New York’  The Irish Times

Dublin-based drivers complain that taxi supply exceeds demand, with little oversight.


Revved-up: Bangkok's moto-taxi drivers' deadly fight for business  Al Jazeera English

Competition from ride-hailing apps and unregistered drivers fuel anger among drivers amid fears of organised crime.


Pirate Water Taxi invests $1.6M into fleet expansion  Tampa Bay Business Journal

The new fleet will allow the taxis to stop at Sparkman Wharf and the aquarium.


Judge dismisses cabbies’ age-discrimination lawsuit against SFO taxi ban  San Francisco Examiner

A U.S. District Court judge dismissed a taxi industry lawsuit challenging a ban on some cabs at San Francisco International Airport Thursday.


Premium taxi scheme holds little appeal for public, says survey  South China Morning Post

Only 16 per cent of respondents declare themselves interested in using the new more expensive *service* announced by government.


Banging my head against a taxi shift  San Francisco Examiner

There was something in the air last week, and not just the glow of fireworks pulsating through the dense fog.


Paris aims to beat Olympic traffic with flying taxis  Phys.Org

Paris aims to give visitors to the 2024 Paris Olympics a flying start by offering airborne taxis to tournament sites straight from the airport.


Taxi driver is killed by own car after attempting to chase thief  News 12 Bronx

Police are investigating the death of a taxi driver who tragically died after he was run over by his own cab.


Water Taxi will suspend service July 22 - 28  Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Construction crews are finishing work on new Water Taxi facility at Colman Dock in Seattle.


Taxi company owners plead guilty | Local News  Plattsburgh Press Republican

Two brothers who operated taxi companies in Essex County that defrauded the state of millions of dollars in Medicaid funds pleaded guilty this week to federal ...


Taxi driver accused of punching 'Lennon Wall' volunteer at Kowloon Bay appears in court |  Coconuts

The man caught on camera repeatedly punching a young “Lennon Wall” volunteer who refused to resort to violence appeared in a Hong Kong court today.


Taxi Driver Found Dead in Rockland County, Shot Multiple Times in His Cab  NBC New York

A cab driver was found shot and killed in his taxi behind a CVS in Rockland County, police said, and now his family is asking for help finding his killer.


Russia's Yandex.Taxi likely to issue new shares in IPO, says top shareholder  Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's largest online taxi *service* Yandex.Taxi is likely to sell new shares in its planned initial public offering (IPO), an executive at its ...


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