The head of a San Francisco taxi company has seen the modern-day writing on the wall and says the taxi industry in its current form may cease to exist within 18 months.
With horns blaring, a long line of taxicabs circled San Francisco City Hall Tuesday afternoon, with cab drivers demanding that the city ban smartphone-enabled rideshare services.
A taxi driver in San Francisco was arrested after allegedly striking a pedestrian and then fleeing early Monday morning, a police spokesman said.
San Francisco cab drivers attending the first of six town hall meetings scheduled over the next week, let the Municipal Transportation Agency know what they think of recent changes to how credit card fees are handled.
While the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is trying to get more cabs on the streets during peak hours, the supervisors are trying to rid the street of renegade cabs that are operating without a license.
Even as San Francisco lawmakers work to crack down on people posing as taxi drivers, the “real” cabbies are up in arms claiming they’re being taken for a ride.
The California Highway Patrol has wrapped up its investigation into a fiery taxi cab crash in San Francisco last June that killed an Ohio couple, and is not recommending that the driver be charged with murder.
A man who robbed and stabbed a San Francisco taxi driver during a meth-fueled episode in January was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison.