Stories tagged: taxi
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Naked man steals taxi, drives through posh park, Philadelphia police say
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
100 years ago in Spokane: Boy sledding on Perry Street seriously injured when struck by taxi
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.
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 …
Fri., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Sat., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Mon., 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 …