Stories tagged: taxi
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Robot cars are now officially a real business. Waymo on Wednesday launched a commercial robot ride-hailing service in Arizona called Waymo One.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
The co-creator of MTV’s “Unplugged” was struck by a taxi while crossing Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and later died.
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
A Salem taxi company is offering homeless residents a seat inside its cabs on chilly nights when the city’s warming centers are not open.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 4 a.m.
Taxi companies across the U.S. waged a bitter, high-profile battle to keep Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. from bringing the sharing economy to cabs. Now the cabbies are adopting …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Police say a naked man stole a taxi and recklessly drove through a crowded park in a posh section of Philadelphia.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017
From our archives, 100 years ago Secord Laskey, 12, was badly injured when a taxicab ran him over while he was sledding on Perry Street.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
Drivers for Uber Technologies in Boston canceled rides for men with black-sounding names more than twice as often as for other men. Black people in Seattle using Uber and Lyft …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has plans to get into the ride-hailing and sharing businesses. The company hinted at the venture earlier this week when it announced that all of …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 7:39 a.m.
The world’s first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday. Select members of the public will be able to hail a free ride through their smartphones …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – The deadly shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, raises anew a question that has dogged Uber and other taxi competitors: Their rides may be cheaper and more convenient …
Sat., March 7, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago A Spokane man and his bride found an unusual venue for a wedding – in a taxi, on the busiest corner of Butte.
Wed., July 23, 2014
Spokane cab drivers could soon face fewer regulations thanks to a new form of competition. The Spokane City Council is considering the temporary elimination of fees on cab drivers and …
Fri., May 16, 2014
Two firms that use web apps to create a paid ride-share system as an alternative to taxis have begun operating in Spokane during the past three weeks. And as they …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2007
Ron Davis’ taxis make plenty of stops for passengers, but don’t see gas stations much. At 50-plus miles to the gallon, the nine Prius hybrids in TC Transportation Services’ fleet …