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  • MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 5:56 P.M.

    Study finds racial discrimination by Uber, Lyft drivers

    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 …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 12:52 P.M.

    Tesla may enter ride-hailing business next year

    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 …


  • THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016, 7:39 A.M.

    World’s first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

    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 …


  • FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 7:59 P.M.

    No clear data on safety of Uber vs. cabs

    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 …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015

    Jim Kershner’s this day in history

    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.


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014

    Spokane City Council to study cab rules; may suspend fees

    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 …


  • FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014

    Ride-share startups reach Spokane, and taxi companies cry foul

    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 …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2007

    Cab company adds gas sippers to fleet

    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 …


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