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Taxi cabs wait for fares in front of the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Struck, Critically Injured After Running Into Street To Catch Cab In SF’s Mission District

A man was critically injured when he ran into the street to catch a cab in San Francisco’s Mission District and was hit by a car on Sunday evening.

08/18/2014

Image from YouTube video of wrong-way taxi on HIghway 4 in Martinez. (Moiz Qureshi)

Woman Arrested After Stealing Taxi, Driving Wrong Way On Hwy 4 In Martinez

A woman was arrested Friday morning after allegedly stealing a taxicab and driving the wrong way on state Highway 4 in Martinez, causing two crashes and shutting down the roadway, authorities said.

08/15/2014

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Berlin Bans Uber Rideshare App Citing Passenger Safety

Berlin taxi drivers were celebrating Thursday after authorities banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating in the city because of safety concerns.

08/14/2014

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Uber Employees Allegedly Tricked Lyft Drivers By Canceling Thousands Of Fake Ride Requests

Uber is in the hot seat after new data provided by Lyft shows Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 ride from Lyft in the last year.

08/13/2014

$470 For A Ride Home? ‘Surge’ Pricing Leads To Reports Of Shocking Uber Fares After Outside Lands

Uber prices surged to 500 percent of normal rates after Outside Lands music festival ended, and traffic nightmares began over the weekend. (More via LIVE 105)

08/11/2014

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Puking Inside A San Francisco Taxicab Can Earn You A $100 Vomit Cleaning Fee

Getting into a San Francisco taxi cab while nauseatingly drunk may cost you plenty if you can’t keep it down.

07/22/2014

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San Francisco Ride-Sharing Startup Uber Valued At $17 Billion

After just 4 years in business, a San Francisco startup — ride-sharing service Uber Technologies — has received a $1.2 billion investment round for a valuation of $17 billion.

06/06/2014

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San Francisco Cab Company CEO: Taxi Industry May Not Survive The Next 18 Months

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.

06/06/2014

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Lyft Refuses To Stop Operating In New Mexico, Faces Thousands of Dollars in Fines

Lyft says it will defy New Mexico regulators by continuing to operate in Albuquerque, a move that a state official says could result in large fines for the ridesharing service.

05/23/2014

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Woman In Wheelchair Hit By Taxi Near San Francisco United Nations Plaza

A woman in a wheelchair was hit by a taxi near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said.

04/15/2014

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