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NYC lender to taxi drivers sees shares plummet after SEC files lawsuit

Shares of Medallion Financial Corp. plunged on Wednesday after U.S. regulators accused the New York-based taxi driver lender of seeking to illegally boost its stock price amid intense competition from Uber and Lyft. The Securities and Exchange Commission has alleged that after a string of record years, Medallion failed as the popularity of ride-sharing apps […]

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San Jose Airport Taxi Drivers Raise Dispatcher Protest Fee

November 24, 2021 The taxi dispatch contractor at Mineta San Jose International Airport is asking independent drivers to pay higher fees. Some pilots do not have it. Dozens of independent taxi drivers are protesting the rules of Safer, LLC, the airport’s taxi dispatching contractor. According to the drivers, they went on strike on November 16 […]

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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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City Council candidate Jaslin Kaur

Photo credit: Jaslin Kaur’s Instagram Former Queens City Council candidate says it’s important for immigrants to speak out on cab drivers’ rights New York City is known for its sky-high peaks as much as it’s known for its iconic yellow cabs. Yellow cabs, a quintessential feature of New York City, have been immortalized in countless […]

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Global Online Taxi Services Market Report (2021 to 2030) – COVID-19 Growth and Change – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “Online Taxi Services Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Growth and Change to 2030” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report provides strategists, marketers, and senior management with the essential information they need to assess the global online taxi services market. The global online taxi services market is expected to grow […]

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Global Online Taxi Services Market Report 2021: COVID 19

New York, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Online Taxi Services Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Growth And Change to 2030” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06070274/ ?utm_source=GNW The global online taxi services market is expected to grow from $23.42 billion in 2020 to $28.65 billion in 2021 at a compound […]

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UK tech firm Gett partners with US taxi app provider Curb

April 19 (Reuters) – British transport technology company Gett has teamed up with U.S. taxi app provider Curb as it awaits a post-coronavirus business travel recovery. The partnership announced on Monday is Gett’s first major deal in the United States since late 2018, when it scrapped attempts to compete with Uber Technologies (UBER.N) and Lyft […]

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Lack of rideshare drivers leads to return of taxi services in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — There is demand for Uber and Lyft rides in southern Nevada, but not enough drivers on the road. Although this frustrates locals and visitors, it helps bring business back to some service. “It took us about 20-25 minutes to wait for the Uber,” Julia Caesar said. “We ordered a Lyft and […]

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Yango challenges Gett in Israel’s taxi app market

Next Monday, less than a year after entering Israel, taxi app Yango, owned by Nasdaq-listed Russian software company Yandex, will expand its operations in Israel to new cities, including Beersheva, Haifa and the Krayot region north of Haifa. Yango currently operates in and around Tel Aviv, Ashkelon, Ashdod and Ben Gurion Airport. Yandex’s market […]

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New Yellow Taxi App Offers Passengers Upfront, No-Surge Prices

As part of a two-year pilot program, the Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a new smartphone app for yellow and green cabs that will allow passengers to get fares in advance, fares without surge and estimated arrival times before hailing a trip. . wave was created “for New Yorkers by New Yorkers” and is […]

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NATO member state fears new Russian taxi app could spy on users

The Lithuanian government is warning citizens and officials to avoid using a Russian web giant’s taxi service, fearing the company’s new product could collect their data. The Yandex Taxi app, which emerged as a service similar to ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft in Russia, was launched last week in neighboring Lithuania. Although officially based in […]

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The DC Taxi app has arrived

The DC Taxicab Commission has invested nearly half a million dollars to bring the app to life and, in doing so, help the taxi industry be more competitive in the Uber era. It is available for iPhone and Android phones. “We believe providing the technology platform gives them more than a fighting chance,” said commission […]

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Chicago Taxi app to compete with Uber, Lyft, to launch next month

The City of Chicago is launching a universal taxi app service, and all licensed taxi drivers will be required to participate. Chicago will be the first city to have a universal smartphone app for taxis, according to the announcement. Arro and Verifone won the bidding process to create the app, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the […]

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Hailo taxi app returns to black cabs only in London – TechCrunch

Handbrake ride! UK-based taxi app Hailo is handing over its Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) license to London and only using black cabs, which is where the business started – only expanding than at ORVs in May 2014 and angered some taxi drivers. attacking his offices last year. But from now on (5pm UK time today), […]

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Flywheel taxi app enters Portland, allows people to pay for the ride with the phone after calling the taxi

Portland homies have another new option for getting around town that isn’t called Uber or Lyft. Flying, which develops a call application for taxi drivers, launched today in the Pink City. The San Francisco-based startup partners with taxi companies, which can use the Flywheel app to let passengers flag down and pay for rides with […]

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Hailo taxi app bends to US and turns to Europe and Asia

Parked taxis block the mall leading to Buchingham Palace during a protest by black London taxi drivers against the private taxi service ‘Uber’, in central London June 11, 2014 Hailo, the taxi app launched with the help of London taxi drivers, is pulling out of North America, citing stiff competition from rivals such as Uber […]

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Angry taxi drivers attack taxi app office in London

Taxi drivers who became co-founders of the taxi app Hailo, Terry Runham, Gary Jackson and Russell Hall. Hailo Angry taxi drivers vandalized a taxi app office in London yesterday, part of a growing wave of discontent among taxi drivers around the world over ‘e-hailing’ apps such as Hailo and Uber. In response to planned changes […]

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Talixo, yet another European taxi app startup, gets backed – TechCrunch

Now that TechCrunch has launched slideshows galleries I’m thinking of lining up one to illustrate the proliferation of on-demand car services/taxi apps in Europe. Earlier today, Estonian Taxify won a $100,000 seed. And here is another investment that attracts: Talixothis time hailing (ho-ho) from Germany but with ambitions to expand beyond its home market. (As […]