Tech Company Bets Big On Taxi Industry
Tech giant Verifone Systems is beginning an overhaul of taxis across the country, and bringing some pretty cool features along for the ride.
Local Man Mistakes Police Car For Taxi
Knowing that you should always take a taxi home from the bar is a good thing. Confusing a police car for a taxi and getting in the backseat, however... is not the best idea.
Man Takes An 8,000 Mile Taxi Ride
What's the longest taxi ride you've ever taken? Chances are, it doesn't come anywhere close to what Nikita Arkhipov experienced over the last five weeks. The young man from St. Petersburg traveled all the way from the western end of Russia to Magadan, one of the easternmost points in the entire country.
From Taxi Driver To Runway Model
For 62 year old Ajit Singh Bharth, it was just another day driving his taxi. Until a mysterious passenger gave him the opportunity of a lifetime... as a runway model!
In Mumbai, Taxis Are Works Of Art
Contemporary artists in Mumbai are turning the city's taxis into unique and vibrant works of art.
Taxi Gets A Hollywood Turn
HBO's latest miniseris "The Night Of" prominently features a certain yellow method of transportation, highlighting taxis' cultural importance.
Honest Taxi Driver Returns $187,000 Left In His Cab
What would you do if you found yourself alone in your car with $187,000 that wasn't there when you left for work that morning?
Did Driving a Taxi Influence Some of the 20th Century's Greatest Music?
A few months ago, we looked at several celebrities who drove a taxi before they became famous. One individual who only got a brief mention in that article is the legendary composer Philip Glass, who ranks among the greatest and most important maestros of the 20th century.
Austin Voters Reject Ridesharing Apps
Austin voters made their voices heard by requiring Uber and Lyft to submit to the same regulations as taxis, causing the two to cease operations.
Restrictive Taxi Regulations On The Way Out
Lawmakers are beginning to recognize that the transportation industry as it stands is not a level playing field for taxi companies. Now, a new bill aims to ensure more transparency and fairness across the board.