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Taxi cab drivers against lack of regulation on ride share services like Uber

Taxi cab drivers against lack of regulation on ride share services like Uber | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Taxi drivers are speaking out against a popular car service that's taken to the streets of Bakersfield.
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Still so many questions surrounding driver permits and insurance

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Could this new phone app kill off London's black cabs? Taxi drivers threaten ... - Daily Mail

Could this new phone app kill off London's black cabs? Taxi drivers threaten ... - Daily Mail | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
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Could this new phone app kill off London's black cabs? Taxi drivers threaten ...
Daily Mail
Nevertheless, customers love it because, with a couple of swipes of a finger, the app gets rid of waiting in the cold and waving down cabs.
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David Fladeboe: Let the free market reign in Madison taxi service - Capital Times (blog)

David Fladeboe: Let the free market reign in Madison taxi service - Capital Times (blog) | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
David Fladeboe: Let the free market reign in Madison taxi service
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The answer is that taxi services remain one of the most regulated industries in the country.
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Uber Isn't a Savior for Drivers Any More Than Amazon Is for Authors

Uber Isn't a Savior for Drivers Any More Than Amazon Is for Authors | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Uber says its drivers make much more than the average taxi operator, but current income levels will be difficult to sustain over the long term. (Uber says its drivers in NYC can make $90,000/year.
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Waze - Social Traffic & Navigation App

Waze - Social Traffic & Navigation App | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
When you download Waze, you not only get a free traffic & navigation app, but also become part of the local driving community in your area, joining forces with other drivers nearby to outsmart traffic, save time, and improve everyone's daily commute!
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Air taxi service takes to Cape Cod skies - Capecodonline

Air taxi service takes to Cape Cod skies - Capecodonline | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Air taxi service takes to Cape Cod skies
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The Bedford-based air taxi business has always chartered out entire airplanes to the Cape and Islands. But this year, it has started offering single-seat tickets that run on a schedule.
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Over 7,000 cabs to hit Mumbai roads as new permits to be issued in June - The Times of India

Over 7,000 cabs to hit Mumbai roads as new permits to be issued in June - The Times of India | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
The state transport department plans to release 7,500 new permits for black-and-yellow taxis in June, which will hopefully ease travel woes in the city slightly (Mumbai to get over 7,000 new cabs as new permits to be issued in June
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Uber shows defiance following pressure from London's black cabs

Uber shows defiance following pressure from London's black cabs | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Uber's used to taking heat from traditional taxi organisations that'd rather the new breed not muscle in on their turf; including in London, where black (Engadget: Uber shows defiance following pressure from London's black cabs
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Taxi app Uber seeks funding, eyes $12 billion valuation: WSJ - Times of India

Taxi app Uber seeks funding, eyes $12 billion valuation: WSJ - Times of India | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Times of India Taxi app Uber seeks funding, eyes $12 billion valuation: WSJ Times of India Uber has also faced regulatory issues in Europe and protests from taxi operators who claim the service is unfair competition and fails to live up to...
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London black cabs: I feel your pain, but Hailo has the internet on its side

London black cabs: I feel your pain, but Hailo has the internet on its side | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Mobile Apps Hailo London Black Cabs Uber San Francisco
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Taxi drivers protest proposed rule changes at airport - WLOX

Taxi drivers protest proposed rule changes at airport
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They parked their cabs to stage a protest on the beach in Biloxi.
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Uber eyeing Vegas, and cab companies not happy

Uber eyeing Vegas, and cab companies not happy | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Uber is either the greatest transportation innovation of the decade or one of the biggest dangers the riding public has ever encountered. The San Francisco-based company operates in 111 cities worldwide, but has yet to establish itself in Las Vegas.
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Cab fair

Cab fair | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
RU LI is typical of many Beijing taxi drivers these days—relaxed, smiling and, at rush hour on a Friday afternoon, politely declining to pick up passengers from...
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Uber CEO: We're in a Political Battle with an 'Assh*le'

Uber CEO: We're in a Political Battle with an 'Assh*le' | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Uber's pugnacious CEO is ready to do battle with local governments, while building out and innovating his service.
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Could this new phone app kill off London's black cabs? Taxi drivers threaten to bring capital to a halt over mobile service - UK News - NewsLocker

Could this new phone app kill off London's black cabs? Taxi drivers threaten to bring capital to a halt over mobile service - UK News - NewsLocker | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
While London’s black cab drivers have to gain licences and learn ‘the Knowledge’, private drivers booked through a new taxi app called Uber do not. (Could this new phone app kill off London's black cabs?
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Some disabled DART customers complain they wait hours for Yellow Cab - Bay News 9

Some disabled DART customers complain they wait hours for Yellow Cab - Bay News 9 | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Some disabled DART customers complain they wait hours for Yellow Cab
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Amanda Shevitski said she relies on the DART program for transportation. DART is a PSTA program that services disabled riders.
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Uber will eventually replace all its drivers with self-driving cars

Uber will eventually replace all its drivers with self-driving cars | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Uber will eventually replace the people who drive its cars with cars that drive themselves, CEO Travis Kalanick said today at the Code Conference. A day after Google unveiled the prototype for its...
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Uber’s remarkable growth could end the era of poorly paid cab drivers

Uber’s remarkable growth could end the era of poorly paid cab drivers | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
The company says the median wage of a driver working 40-plus hours a week in New York is $90,766.
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Mumbai taxis to sport 'For Hire' signs from June - Mid-Day

Mumbai taxis to sport 'For Hire' signs from June - Mid-Day | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
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Mumbai taxis to sport 'For Hire' signs from June
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Come June, it is likely that the roofs of black-and-yellow taxis plying in Mumbai will have 'For Hire' indicators.
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Tourist Cabs to Start Soon in the city | UdaipurTimes.com

Tourist Cabs to Start Soon in the city | UdaipurTimes.com | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Udaipur Municipal Corporation (UMC) and Tourism Department is set to start Tourist Cab facilities in the city pretty soon. The facility will provide for easy and economical travel across the city.
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24x7 women-only cab service in Kerala: An unfolding success story - Deccan Chronicle

24x7 women-only cab service in Kerala: An unfolding success story - Deccan Chronicle | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
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24x7 women-only cab service in Kerala: An unfolding success story
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Kochi: When women are looking for safe travel options, She Taxi, the 24x7 women-only cab service has proved to be a big hit in the state.
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Facebook Launches Anonymous Login So You Can Try Apps Without Giving Up Your Data | TechCrunch

Facebook Launches Anonymous Login So You Can Try Apps Without Giving Up Your Data | TechCrunch | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
At its F8 developer conference today, Facebook  a new version of its login system for third-party apps that lets people log in anonymously so they can demo..
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Taxi drivers protest at Uber’s Boston offices - The Boston Globe

Taxi drivers protest at Uber’s Boston offices - The Boston Globe | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Hundreds of taxi drivers from around the region gathered at the headquarters of Uber near South Station to protest the lack of regulations of on the company that allows drivers without commercial driver’s licenses to provide chauffeur services in their personal cars.
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Cool cabs become uncool - Mid-Day

Cool cabs become uncool - Mid-Day | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Cool cabs become uncool
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Aditya Bhide, a resident of Sinhagad Road, often travels via cool cabs to various parts of the city. Narrating his experiences, Bhide said, “The drivers are always late by 15 to 20 minutes.
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If Taxi Cabs Want Business, They Must Learn to Compete

If Taxi Cabs Want Business, They Must Learn to Compete | private taxi fleets | Scoop.it
Innovation drives progress, and ultimately consumer choice reflects the relative strength or weakness of a particular product....
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