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Maharashtra auto and taxi unions concerned about ‘illegal’ cycle taxi services

Maharashtra auto and taxi unions express concern over ‘illegal’ cycle taxi services Taxi and rickshaw unions in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Wednesday objected to motorbike taxi services operated by app-based aggregators, saying they are ‘illegal’ and harming their activity. A delegation of auto rickshaw drivers and owners, under the leadership of union […]

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Illegal Pedicab Services Affecting Our Business: Maharashtra Auto and Taxi Unions | Mobility News

Taxi and auto rickshaw unions oppose motorbike taxi services operated by app-based aggregators in Maharashtra on February 9, saying they are “illegal” and harming their business. A delegation of auto rickshaw drivers and owners, under the leadership of union leader Shashank Rao, submitted a representation to the Maharashtra Transport Commissioner listing their various demands, including […]

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Xalapa’s taxi drivers are hard at work in one of the most dangerous cars ever made

Roberto Villanueva peeks into rear-view mirror of his taxi as it turns down a side street towards Macuiltépetl, an ecological reserve on a mountain in the center of Xalapa. He’s been driving a taxi here in the capital of the state of Veracruz, Mexico, for 35 years, and has most of the routes through the […]

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HC grants bond to two people in taxi app fraud case

Delhi High Court has granted bail to two directors of an app-based taxi firm accused of duping hundreds of people out of ₹250 crore after promising them huge returns on their investment in the business . The High Court granted bail to defendants Sunder Singh Bhati and Rajesh Mahto, noting that they had been in […]

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Delhi HC grants bail to 2 defendants in multi-crore taxi app fraud case | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has granted bail to two directors of an app-based taxi company accused of duping hundreds of people out of Rs 250 crore after promising them huge returns on investment in the company. Judge Subramonium Prasad released the two defendants on bail noting that they had been in custody for […]

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Bengaluru: Department of Transport may allow quadricycles to offer metered taxi services from January

The Karnataka Transport Department plans to allow metered quadricycle taxis to operate in Bengaluru by the end of January 2022, sources have said. So far, residents of Bengaluru can only book quadricycles through app-based taxi aggregators. “Bengaluru does not have metered taxis or quadricycles. Therefore, the Ministry of Transport has proposed to the government to […]

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Kolkata: 137 taxi drivers summoned by special raids section for cancellation and misbehavior

A taxi driver waits for passengers in Kolkata | Photo credit: iStock Images Highlights Since last week, 137 drivers have been summoned by the Special Raid Section A meeting was held between the heads of the app-cab companies Ola, Uber and Special Raid Section Police also said some drivers arrive […]

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San Jose taxi drivers are fighting new fees and a strict dress code.

Just in time for the Thanksgiving travel season, dozens of taxi drivers are refusing to serve Mineta San Jose International Airport due to a dispute with the airport’s new taxi dispatch contractor, which imposed new fees and a strict dress code for drivers. Safer, LLC is a Brazilian company hired earlier this year by San […]

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Goa: Open to app-based taxi services as in other states, says Minister Mauvin Godinho | Goa News

PANAJI: Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said on Thursday that the state government was open to all app-based taxi services, including Ola and Uber. His statement comes after taxi operators suggested they would prefer to operate from an app-based aggregator service instead of using digital meters. Godinho said if taxi operators want a taxi aggregator, they […]

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Foodie Taxi app like Uber Eats and Grubhub, cheaper for NJ restaurants

How to make stuffed mushrooms Learn how to make stuffed mushrooms. Uncle Giuseppe’s Market, NorthJersey.com Delivery apps like Uber Eats, GrubHub, and DoorDash come in handy. They are also prohibitively expensive for many local restaurants. “I don’t use GrubHub,” said Paul Beaugard, owner of Bogie’s Hoagies. “These services charge about 30% of every dollar. It […]

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What is the CHEAPEST rush hour taxi app? MailOnline pits Uber against rivals

With the weather getting colder – and ever-increasing Tube delays – more and more Londoners are turning to carpooling apps to avoid that disgusting journey. With a slew of apps offering different prices, MailOnline tested each over a five-day period to find out which one has the best price. We tested Uber, Gett, Kabbee, Wheely […]

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Are app-based taxi services losing their customer base in the city?

Frustrated by unreliable service, many are returning to other modes of transport When app-based ride-sharing start-ups like Uber and Ola traveled to Bengaluru, they brought the promise of guaranteed rides with minimal hassle. However, the honeymoon period seems to be running out of steam with an increasing number of users complaining about high fares, unavailability […]

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This taxi app comes with Rishta service. ROFL.

App-based taxi service offers passengers the chance to share their ride with a wedding matchmaker Islamabad, Pakistan: A Pakistani app-based taxi service has launched an unusual extension, offering passengers the chance to share their ride with a marriage matchmaker. Users in Pakistan woke up on Wednesday to an unexpected notification from Careem – an Uber-like […]

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Karhoo takes on Uber with a price comparison app

Since Uber’s launch, taxi-booking companies have raced to create their own mobile services that give customers plenty of options, but end up locking customers into their fleet of drivers. A new entrant, Karhoo, is launching another one of these types of apps, but it’s playing things a bit differently from Uber and its rivals. It […]

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Fight Uber With Lambo: Cancun Drivers Fight Taxi App With Exotic Car Service | Mexico

Cancun taxi drivers hope a fleet of on-demand “super-luxury” exotic cars will help lure high-profile tourists away from Uber in the Mexican city. The “super-luxury service” will debut on April 1 via the Quiero Taxi Exotico (I want an exotic taxi) app and will allow users to choose from a selection of sports cars, including […]

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Indonesia U-Turn On Taxi App Ban After Online Furor

Indonesian authorities backed down on Dec. 18 from trying to impose a ban on ride-sharing apps and motorcycle taxis after the move sparked online furor in a country where millions rely on such services. (AFP) Jakarta: Indonesian authorities today backed down from trying to impose a ban on ride-sharing apps and motorbike taxis after the […]

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DOTC to issue rules for app-based taxi services

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is expected to release new categories of public transportation later this week to allow app-based services to operate in the country. DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said it was an effort to modernize transportation services and introduce conveniences offered by technological innovation. As part of the classification of […]