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San Francisco Cracks Down On Illegal ‘Bandit Taxis’

On Friday nights in San Francisco, plenty of people are looking for a taxi. As more than 1,500 legitimate, licensed cabs hit the streets, there are also some impostors.


Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Considers Stiff Fines For Gypsy Cabs

“Bad cabs” could find themselves out of pocket, if legislation before a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ committee is advanced and, ultimately, adopted by the full board.