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NYC arranges $225 million in debt relief for taxi drivers

(Bloomberg) – New York City has arranged more than $225 million in debt relief for more than 1,000 taxi medallion owners to help an industry battered by competition from Uber Technologies Inc. and… other app-based automotive services, Mayor Eric Adams said. Bloomberg’s Most Read Last month, the Adams administration finalized a deal with Marblegate Asset […]

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Relief for taxi drivers: “Now I get my life back”

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (PIX11) – They are as iconic as the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building. We’re talking about those yellow cabs that were all over the streets of New York. There are far fewer, but many drivers are still struggling with the huge debt of buying their taxi medallions. “Today was a […]

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AoT claims airport security as reason for ‘approved’ taxi drivers

PHUKET: Airports of Thailand branch in Phuket (AoT Phuket), which operates Phuket International Airport, released a statement saying airport security was the reason for the need to allow taxi drivers only “approved” to operate at the airport. The statement was released online by the Phuket branch of the Public Relations Department (PR Phuket) late afternoon […]

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App-based taxi services to start soon in Goa, promises CM Sawant

Goa taxi service situation is not up to par according to travellers. Besides, it’s expensive too. But now, good news is coming. As Goa’s tourist season officially begins in the first week of October, the state will soon benefit from app-based taxi services. Yes, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday that his government […]

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App-based taxi services will soon be available in Goa, says CM

On Wednesday, the Chief Minister of Goa made a big announcement. He was firm on the introduction of app-based taxi service in the state of Goa. He said I wanted to assure you that in a few days app based taxis will be available. Earlier, Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho made a similar announcement in […]

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Goa: App-based taxi services coming soon, says CM Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant, the chief minister of Goa, said on Wednesday his administration was committed to bringing app-based taxi services to the coastal state. “I want to assure you that in a few days app-based taxis will be available,” Sawant told reporters in Chandigarh. A few months ago, Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said the state […]

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goa: App-based taxi services will soon be available in Goa: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday his government was firm on introducing app-based taxi services in the coastal state. “I want to assure you that in a few days app-based taxis will be available,” Sawant told reporters in Chandigarh. Two months ago, Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said the state government was firm […]

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App-based taxi services will soon be available in Goa: CM Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday his government was firm on introducing app-based taxi services in the coastal state. “I want to assure you that in a few days app-based taxis will be available,” Sawant told reporters in Chandigarh. Two months ago, Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said the state government […]

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Uber and Bolt taxi drivers go on strike after companies fail to implement 18% commission cap

The National Transportation and Safety Authority (NTSA) has set regulations to cap the commission charged to online taxi drivers at 18%. Kenyan taxi drivers operating under Uber and Bolt platforms have gone on strike, calling on companies to enforce the law They have decried that they have no say in setting freight charges, and companies […]

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Bike taxi services ignore user safety

HYDERABAD: A doctor riding an Ola bike suffered head injuries after the two-wheeler was hit by a car in Malakpet on Tuesday night. While the pilot (captain) suffered only minor injuries, Dr Shravani was hospitalized and died on Saturday. Police say Dr Shravani was not wearing a helmet when the hit-and-run happened. The incident has […]

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Bike taxi services operate in Hyderabad without helmets

HYDERABAD: A doctor riding an Ola bike suffered head injuries after the two-wheeler was hit by a car in Malakpet on Tuesday night. While the rider (captain) suffered only minor injuries, Dr. Shravani was hospitalized and is fighting for her life. It is not known if she was wearing a helmet. The incident, however, raises […]

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Taxi drivers provide essential services in Malaga during two hour strike

During the taxi strike in Andalusia this weekend, drivers will only operate essential services for two hours a day. As taxi drivers across Andalucia began their scheduled strike action tonight, Friday September 23, a statement issued by the sector informed users that there will be three stops at the main transport hubs of the Malaga […]

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Global Taxi Apps Market Perspective on Current Scope and Future Strategies 2030

taxi app Global Taxi Apps Market Strategies and Top Key Players 2022: Enuke Software, Mtoag, Uber, Appypie, Innofied Solution NEW YORK, NY, USA, September 23, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Market.biz recently launched a Taxi app market study that focuses on market size and volumes by application, industry-specific process, players, and production and consumption analysis considering key […]

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Taxi drivers issued warnings in operations by Peterborough City Council

Peterborough City Council Licensing Officers took part in a joint operation with officers from Cambridgeshire Police, HMRC and DVSA to inspect taxis operating in Peterborough. On September 8, vehicles were stopped by Cambridgeshire Police and inspected at the Pleasure Fair Meadow car park, Oundle Road. Taxis were checked for potential safety risks, while drivers were […]

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Taxi drivers on the Costa del Sol will go on strike TODAY, affecting air and sea ports, bus and train stations in Malaga Spain

COSTA DEL SOL taxi drivers have called a strike for today, Thursday September 22, posing potential chaos in the city’s air and sea transport, bus and train stations. Apart from essential services such as transporting the disabled, the elderly or families with children, there will be no taxi service between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. […]

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High CNG prices: Mumbai taxi drivers and motorists demand higher fares to survive

Auto drivers and taxi drivers in Mumbai urgently need a fare hike. Photo: Eshan Kalyanikar Sain Ullah Khan, 65, has been driving a taxi in Mumbai for 35 years, but his life was turned upside down during the COVID pandemic in 2020. Lockdown two years ago took away his income and savings and now he […]

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Taxi app asks for staggered opening hours to ease the pressure

One of the country’s largest taxi apps, Free Now, calls for staggered opening hours to help reduce demand for taxis during rush hour. The app operators gave evidence to the Oireachtas transport committee today as part of a discussion about the shortage of taxi drivers. Fiona Brady, operations manager at Free Now, told the committee […]

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Taxi drivers could see a break on the 10-year rule for petrol and diesel vehicles due to shortages of electric vehicles and affordable cars

TAXI drivers could be allowed to continue using their old petrol and diesel engines beyond the 10-year rule due to a shortage of electric vehicles and affordable cars in Ireland. Last month the Irish Sun revealed that only one in five taxi drivers had been able to benefit from a generous government grant replace their […]

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Taxi drivers are ‘losing patience’ over talk of 20% fare hike – The Royal Gazette

Updated: Sep 21, 2022 1:17 PM The Bermuda Taxi Owners and Operators Association is calling for a 20% increase in metered fares (Photograph by Tia Smith) Taxi drivers are urging the government to allow a 20% increase in metered fares. The Bermuda Taxi Owners and Operators Association also wants the late-night work surcharge to start […]

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Ojek drivers online: Government powerless to take action against online taxi app providers

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The association of joe online Garda Indonesia Chairman Igun Wicaksono said ride-hailing app service providers have been arrogant in complying with government regulations as they are reluctant to lower app fees. “This is strong evidence that even the government is powerless to take strong action against app companies,” Igun told Tempo on […]

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1,000 online taxi drivers stage new protest in DPR

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Taxi online the drivers who are members of the Coalition of Online Drivers (Kado) have planned to organize a demonstration on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building. In the invitation received by Tempoover 1,000 will join the action. “We Kado bring three demands,” Indonesian Rental […]

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Bhekulwandle taxi drivers ‘harass’ motorists

A resident of Bhekulwandle recalled a recent incident where she found herself in a roadblock which had been set up by taxi drivers who allegedly forced all passengers out of private cars, telling them to take minibus taxis. READ ALSO : A taxi owner killed in a hail of bullets in Isipingo Sonto Mthethwa, who […]

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Thai taxi drivers demand a starting price of 45-50 baht

Sadit Chaithiang, chairman of the Thailand Association of Public Taxis, announced after the meeting that the first round of negotiations had not yielded any positive results and that the next meeting would be held in October. The taxi drivers’ associations have expressed their determination to continue their campaign for an increase in taxi fares despite […]

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TAXI DRIVERS STRENGTHENING TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP WITH BOLT

TaxisRam and Bolt Portugal have reached an agreement after two months of the Taxis pilot project to integrate TVDE’s digital platform. This new partnership aims to “lead the market for technological platforms in the Region”. According to Paulo Pereira, president of TaxisRAM, the “result was a success for RAM taxi professionals, who increased the residual […]

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Spain: Unionized taxi drivers plan to strike across Andalusia on September 15; demonstration in Seville

Sep 14, 2022 | 20:29 UTC Unionized taxi drivers plan to strike across Andalusia, Spain on September 15; demonstration in Seville. Transport disruptions likely. Security transportation ESP Event Unionized taxi drivers across Andalusia plan to stage a regional strike on September 15 to protest new legislation allowing app-based transport services to operate in cities. Drivers […]

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Costa del Sol taxi drivers will demonstrate on September 15

Taxi drivers on the Costa del Sol are due to go on strike on Thursday, September 15 to protest against rules being considered by the Junta de Andalucía. If approved and enacted, the rules will effectively open the door to private rental companies which have already been implemented elsewhere in the country, including Uber, Cabify […]

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Thousands of taxi drivers fear being thrown off the road due to ’10-year rule’

Thousands of taxi drivers could be forced off the road in the new year if pressing issues affecting the industry are not addressed, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Members of representative associations of taxi drivers told the Transport Committee that the ’10-year rule’, which says taxis must be 10 years old or younger, is a […]

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Taxi drivers have been warned of numerous ROAD CLOSURES in London this week

Image credit: MPS Several roads in the heart of London have been closed to taxis and other traffic in preparation for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Transport for London (TfL) this evening relayed the new closures put in place by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to allow a rehearsal to take place. […]

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Blatant Sexual Harassment by Taxi Drivers Affects Women

Serious concerns are being raised by some women as they say some taxi drivers have sexually harassed them and indecently annoyed them. Speaking to fijivillage, a resident of Navua says there have been incidents where a taxi driver touched his hand and insisted on taking him for coffee and dinner. Your browser does not support […]

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Online taxi drivers stage protest in Gojek’s office; Require Blue Bird excluded from the application

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – After visiting Grab Indonesia office, members of Driver Online Indonesia (DRONE) came to Gojek office to stage a protest today, September 12. DRONE PR manager Abah Ajat said one of their demands was for Gojek to kick Blue Bird out of the app. According to Ajat, GoCar drivers often have to share […]

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Man files complaint after 23 taxi drivers in Bangkok refused to serve him

An angry Thai man has slammed Bangkok taxis on his TikTok account for favoring foreigners after 23 taxi drivers refused to take him for a ride of less than 15 minutes. The man said taxi drivers in the Asoke area only wanted to serve foreign passengers because they could rip them off with high fares. […]

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Taxi drivers are not entitled to the 13th month salary

Read this in the Manila Times digital edition. Dear PAO, My friend and I are former taxi drivers with a certain taxi company and we were paid based on the “frontier” system. We worked there for over a decade until we became eligible for retirement. During our entire service, we did not receive our 13th […]

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Andalusia | Violent protests as taxi drivers angered by plans to regulate ride-sharing industry in Andalucia

Taxi drivers are unhappy with the competition from ride-sharing companies. / PE The junta said the regulations aim to provide a legal framework so that the two forms of transport can coexist to provide the best service to the public. Angry taxi drivers protested outside the Andalusian parliament building in Seville on Thursday, over new […]

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Taxi Drivers Block Brussels, Ask EU to Investigate Uber Files Revelations

Hundreds of taxis blocked the streets of Brussels, honking their horns as they circled around a roundabout straddling European Union buildings, as part of a protest by taxi drivers from across Europe Europe demanding that the European Commission launch an official investigation into whether politicians were unduly influenced by the United States. ride-sharing giant Uber. […]

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Claims department dealing with complaints about unlicensed taxi services

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Municipality of Kincardine. Photo by Kelly Kenny/Kincardine News. Content of the article Kincardine Bylaws Enforcement is currently investigating complaints about unlicensed taxi services being offered in the municipality. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content of the article “We don’t allow any type […]

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Settlement department dealing with complaints relating to unlicensed taxi services

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Municipality of Kincardine. Photo by Kelly Kenny/Kincardine News. Content of the article Kincardine Bylaws Enforcement is currently investigating complaints about unlicensed taxi services being offered in the municipality. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content of the article “We don’t allow any type […]

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Motorbike taxi drivers online protest against rising fuel prices

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Chairman of the Indonesian Association of Transport and Online Service Drivers (PPTJDI) Grabbike, Igun Wicaksono said that the online motorcycle taxi (ojol) drivers would hold a rally on Friday to protest against the government’s recent fuel price hike. “It’s true, we online motorbike taxi drivers are going to hold a mass protest […]

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London taxi drivers line up on The Mall to pay a ‘moving’ tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Black cabs lined the mall silently on Thursday evening as drivers paid tribute to the Queen. The roads around Buckingham Palace have now been closed by authorities as thousands of mourners descend on the royal residence following the monarch’s death. ITV News reporter Paul Bland posted the image of the scene on Twitter, calling the […]

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European taxi drivers block Brussels during Uber Files protest – POLITICO

Angry taxi drivers across Europe have halted traffic in Brussels in protest at ride-sharing platform Uber. The rally follows the Uber Files survey in July, which documented how Uber skirted regulations and wooed lawmakers, including French President Emmanuel Macron, as it expanded its business. Disappointed with their own governments, protesters said they wanted the EU […]

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A fierce battle is brewing between taxi drivers and residents of Khuma township in Klerksdorp – SABC News

A bitter battle is brewing between taxi operators and residents of Khuma township in Stilfontein, near Klerksdorp in the northwest. Commuters say local taxi operators have unfairly raised taxi fares without consultation. They also allege that some taxis are operating without a license, taxi drivers do not have driver’s licenses, they are overloaded and taxis […]

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SD: Reduced Mitchell taxi services lead to increased public transport as traders face limited options

September 6 – MITCHELL – And then there was one. After the closure of two local services this year, Mitchell has had only one taxi company operating during the day and late at night. About four years ago, there were more than a handful of Lyft drivers, three local taxi companies and the city’s public […]

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Decreasing Mitchell taxi services lead to increased public transport, traders face limited options – Mitchell Republic

MITCHELL – And then there was one. After the closure of two local services this year, Mitchell has had only one taxi company operating during the day and late at night. About four years ago, there were more than a handful of Lyft drivers, three local taxi companies and the city’s public transportation service operating […]

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Warning to taxi drivers after Foregate Street video

TAXI drivers have been threatened with fines or penalty points if they park illegally or irresponsibly in the city. Cllr Richard Udall, chairman of the licensing committee which oversees rules governing taxi drivers in the city, warned law enforcement officers would be patrolling Foregate Street. His intervention came after an article in the Worcester News, […]

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British Vogue editor claims taxi drivers won’t stop for him because of his skin color

British Vogue editor Edward Enninful claimed he couldn’t hail a taxi because taxi drivers wouldn’t stop for him because of his skin color. Enninful, whose celebrity friends include Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, says he still has to ask his assistant – who is not black – to flag down a car for him. The […]

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Hacked Russian taxi app orders dozens of taxis to same address, chaos ensues

Hackers caused chaos west of downtown Moscow this week after briefly taking over Russia’s largest taxi service, Yandex. The hackers, who have not been identified, reportedly ordered all taxis in the area to go to the same pick-up point. Russian media reported severe traffic delays in the area as a result, with a stoppage lasting […]

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HMRC pursues 4,000 taxi drivers over unpaid taxes

HM Revenue & Customs is suing thousands of private drivers for unpaid taxes as new registration requirements expose the scale of undeclared income among drivers who operate via online apps. HMRC said this week it would write to around 4,000 drivers booked through apps such as Uber, Ola and Bolt, whom it suspects have not […]

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A new taxi app is coming to Bath to wow locals

Image credit: Taxis SWOOP A new taxi and private hire booking app in Bath called TAXI SWOOOP launched, using a localized management team and specific services in Bath, Somerset and surrounding areas. The new service offers airport and train station transfers for travelers to and from Bath, as well as shorter journeys, with 24/7 availability. […]

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SWOOP Taxi app launched to revolutionize Bath taxis

Bath, UK, Sep 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new Bath Taxi service has just launched, using an improved business model on Uber and Ola with a localized management team and services specific to Bath, Somerset and vicinity. Taxis in Bath have long been scarce and unreliable, and although ride-hailing brands have attempted to expand […]

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Anonymous hacked Russian taxi app Yandex causing massive traffic jam

Russia was one of favorite targets of hackers since the country went to war with Ukraine. The latest attack was targeted against a ride-sharing service Yandex Taxi. The news was first published on Reddit.com. For your information, Yandex Taxi belongs to yandex, Russia’s leading IT company, also known as Russian Google. It should be noted […]