The decision to suspend pickup privileges of two drivers involved in last month’s taxi demonstration that blocked airport traffic isn’t improving the moods of cabbies as a holiday truce takes effect.
Taxi-cab drivers refused to pick-up passengers at SFO Airport Monday night, in protest of ride-service companies like Uber and Lyft, leaving hundreds of travelers waiting on the curb for a ride.
You may have noticed how hard it was to get a cab in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon. That’s because many taxi drivers protested in front of Uber’s offices on Market Street between 10th and 11th streets.
A man who was struck by a taxi as he walking in a crosswalk in San Francisco’s Marina District on Friday night is expected to survive his injuries, a police spokesman said Saturday.
An 11-year-old child was injured in a collision with a taxi near Caltrain’s 22nd Street station in San Francisco Sunday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
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.
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.
Berlin taxi drivers were celebrating Thursday after authorities banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating in the city because of safety concerns.
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.
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)