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San Francisco To Issue Up To 200 New Temporary Taxi Permits

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors on Tuesday approved temporary permits that will allow up to 200 more taxis to operate on the city’s streets.

09/05/2012

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About The Bay: Busting SF Cab Drivers With Illegal Medallions

In his travels About the Bay, Mike Sugerman looks at how the Municipal Transportation Agency is trying to crackdown on taxi cab drivers who are using coveted medallions illegally.

08/20/2012

The homepage for the Sidecar ride sharing app (Sidecar)

Mobile App Links Drivers With SF People In Need Of A Lift

SideCar plays matchmaker between people who need a lift and community drivers willing to give them a ride. Passengers reward the driver with a voluntary and cashless payment after they reach their destination.

06/26/2012

San Francisco taxis, taxi cab, taxicabs

SF Transit Officials Ramping Up Taxi Availability For Big Events

The plan was in effect last weekend for the U.S. open and again this weekend for Pride.

06/21/2012

K.J. Choi of South Korea plays a bunker shot on the second hole during the first round of the 112th U.S. Open at The Olympic Club on June 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

BART Shutdown Strands U.S. Open Ticket Holders

It took many East Bay golf fans hours to get to the Olympic Club for the start of the U.S. Open Thursday because of the early morning fire that forced Bay Area Rapid Transit to shut down the Transbay Tube.

06/14/2012

San Francisco taxis, taxi cab, taxicabs

San Francisco Taxi Drivers To Pay Lower Credit Card Transaction Fees

The 5 percent processing fee has been lowered to 3.5 percent with taxi companies making up the difference.

06/06/2012

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Driver Flees After Hitting Taxi In San Francisco’s Mission District

Police are looking for a suspect who broadsided a taxi with his car in San Francisco’s Mission District and then fled early Friday morning, a police spokesman said.

05/04/2012

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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.

02/10/2012

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Arrest Made In SF Taxi Driver Robberies

San Francisco police have made an arrest in connection with a recent series of robberies of taxi drivers, a police spokesman said Monday.

09/19/2011

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Pushes For Car-Free Market Street

A new resolution introduced at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday urges more limits on private vehicles on Market Street. Board president and mayoral candidate David Chiu told the board that he ultimately wants Market Street to be a car-free zone.

09/14/2011

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