Taxicab

An Uber car.

New York City Cabbies Seek Cap On Uber Cars In Big Apple

While San Francisco-based Uber has experienced major growth in a few short years, New York City’s taxi industry is looking to impose a cap on how many cars can belong to the ridesharing service in the Big Apple.

03/20/2015

Uber Ridesharing App

More Uber Cars On New York City Streets Than Traditional Taxicabs

In a span of less than four years, San Francisco-based Uber has grown from a ridesharing startup to overtake the streets of New York City.

03/18/2015

Taxicab drivers in San Francisco have been voicing their frustration with rideshare services like Uber, Lyft and sidecar with these bumper stickers. (CBS)

19 Taxi Companies Sue Uber, Claiming False Advertising Hurting Their Businesses

Nineteen taxi companies sued Uber Technologies Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday, accusing the transportation network company of false advertising when it claims it has “the safest rides on the road.”

03/18/2015

Surveillance video of a man suspected of assaulting a taxicab driver near the Cow Palace in Daly City on February 15, 2015. He is described as a man age 25-35, about 5'7", wearing a long dress shirt and red tie. He also spoke with an accent. (Daly City Police)

Caught On Video: SF Cab Passenger In Pink Tie Attacks Driver On Ride Home From Valentine’s Day

Police in Daly City have released video of a taxicab driver being assaulted by his passenger, after he refused to pay his fare.

02/25/2015

Flywheel Cab. (CBS)

San Francisco’s DeSoto Cab Company Ditches Longtime Name For Flywheel App

A San Francisco taxi company is ditching its 82-year-old brand and renaming itself after a smartphone app in the latest sign of how mobile technology is changing the way people get a ride.

02/18/2015

Taxicab drivers in San Francisco have been voicing their frustration with rideshare services like Uber, Lyft and sidecar with these bumper stickers. (CBS)

Anti-Rideshare Bumper Stickers Help San Francisco Taxi Drivers Voice Frustration

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.

12/01/2014

San Francisco taxis, taxi cab, taxicabs

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

A taxicab crashed into an unoccupied home on the 1200 block of Claiborne Street in Walnut Creek on May 7, 2013. The driver suffered minor injures in the crash. (CBS)

Taxicab Crashes Into Walnut Creek Home, Driver Injured

A taxi driver veered off of a roadway and into an unoccupied house in Walnut Creek Tuesday afternoon, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.

05/07/2013

San Francisco taxis, taxi cab, taxicabs

San Francisco Cabbies Count Down To Short Strike

It’s not fair, some drivers argued, because they stand to make less – and might not pick up as many fares.

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