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San Francisco taxis, taxi cab, taxicabs

San Francisco Getting More Taxis As Fares Rise

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Board of Directors on Tuesday voted both to increase city taxi fares and the total number of taxicabs on city streets.

CBS San Francisco–08/02/2011

San Francisco taxis, taxi cab, taxicabs

SF Travel Group Treats Cabbies Ahead Of High-Profile Convention

San Francisco tourism officials are hoping a kind gesture to cab drivers will translate into even more kind gestures for high-profile visitors coming to the city.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/20/2011

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Taxi Drivers Protest New Credit Card Fees

Taxi cab drivers went to San Francisco City Hall Tuesday to complain about new fees they’re being charged for credit card transactions.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/03/2011

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisors Call The City’s Cab System Dysfunctional

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

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Concord Woman Accused Of Robbing Bank, Fleeing In Taxi

A woman was arrested after allegedly robbing a Wells Fargo bank in Concord and then trying to flee in a waiting taxicab Friday morning, a police sergeant said.

CBS San Francisco–02/18/2011

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: San Francisco Cabbies Try To Overcome Renegade Competition

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/14/2011

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Considers Stiff Fines For Gypsy Cabs

“Bad cabs” could find themselves out of pocket, if legislation before a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ committee is advanced and, ultimately, adopted by the full board.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/04/2011

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Airport Commission Says Cab Program Isn’t Safe

An incentive program for cab drivers that rewards them for doing short runs at San Francisco International Airport has come under scrutiny.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/08/2010

(L-R) Paul Makaveckas, William Hancock

Former SFPD Officer Accused Of Taking Bribes From Cabbies

A former San Francisco police officer was arrested Tuesday and arraigned Wednesday on bribery charges for allegedly accepting money from taxi drivers in exchange for a passing grade on a written examination required for a permit, according to the district attorney’s office.

CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Could Be Easing Weekend Taxi Woes

Plans are in the works to hold a hearing on whether more cabs should be put on San Francisco streets during peak periods, especially during weekend nights.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/27/2010

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