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Israeli taxi app sued for alleged discrimination against Arab drivers

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli taxi service app is being sued by human rights lawyers in Jerusalem for its feature that allows passengers to be almost sure they won’t get an Arab driver. Gett passengers can request the Mehadrin service, which provides a taxi that is not driven on the Jewish Sabbath. As Arab drivers […]

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Chicago ride-hail and taxi drivers unite on regulations

By Kari McMahonMedill Reports Out-of-state drivers for transportation services such as Uber and Lyft could be banned from driving in Chicago if 32nd Ward Ald. Scott Waguespack’s proposal is voted on in town hall. Waguespack’s proposal would amend the Transportation Network Providers Ordinance, a Chicago law passed in September 2014, which provides a regulatory framework […]

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These 4 women’s taxi services emphasize safety and reliability

Women’s safety remains the main concern in India today. According to a 2019 survey by UK-based online market research and data analysis company YouGov, approximately a third of urban Indians (29%) think women’s safety should be the country’s priority in 2020. According to a survey by technology platform Inasmuch asNeta appInasmuch as, 42% of Indian […]

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Motorcycle taxi app ‘Colorum’ operating in Cebu

The Maxim application user interface. The LTFRB-7 indicates that the application is not authorized by its bureau to function as a transport service provider. CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another motorcycle tour has started operating in Cebu without permission from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7). The Maxim app, which is […]

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Israeli taxi app sued for discriminating against Arab drivers

LONDON: Local rights groups in Jerusalem have sued Israeli on-demand taxi app Gett for offering what they claim is an option designed to discriminate against Arab drivers. Gett, which also has operations in the United States and the United Kingdom, offers its users in Jerusalem a unique service called Mehadrin, which refers to the most […]

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Gett: Israeli taxi app sued for service used to avoid Arab drivers | Israel

Human rights lawyers in Jerusalem have sued Gett, an Israeli taxi app, for providing a service they say was designed to give customers the ability to virtually guarantee they wouldn’t have a driver Arab. Gett, a global company that also works with black cabs in the UK, offers users in the holy city the choice […]

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Manhattan company Ride Health strikes deal with taxi app Curb

The agreement expands on an earlier pilot agreement between Ride Health and Curb, adding the transportation company to Ride Health’s nationwide network. Ride Health sells software to health systems and insurers to allow them to book non-emergency medical transportation for patients. Its customers can use the app to book rides, monitor trips, and process payments. […]

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Online taxi rental systems have revolutionized the way we travel

Roadblocks finally appear to have been lifted for online taxi services like Uber and Ola in Kozhikode Sixty-seven rupees. That’s how much the trip from the hotel to Bhubaneswar airport was on that August morning. True, the distance covered was only about five kilometers. Still, it may be hard for most people in this part […]