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Uber Partners With Taxi Firm ComfortDelGro for New Singapore Service
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: A fleet of Uber's Ford Fusion self driving cars are shown during a demonstration of self-driving automotive technology in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk/File Photo Reuters. SINGAPORE (Reuters ...
Uber gears up to attract more taxi riders via ComfortDelGro tie-upYahoo Singapore News
Uber-ComfortDelGro tie-up through UberFlash to start from 6am on FridayThe Straits Times

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New York Times

For Rome's Taxi Drivers, Lessons in Courtesy and Cultural Savvy
New York Times
ROME — For most visitors to Rome, the city gets high marks for its monuments, food, temperate climate and laid-back lifestyle — the dolce vita. But Roman cabbies often get a failing grade. Social media is rife with cautionary tales of ripoffs and ...



BBC News

Disabled taxi price premium condemned by charity
BBC News
Confusion over new rules for disabled taxi passenger fares has led to "discriminatory" price differences, a charity claims. A test in Nottingham saw a wheelchair user quoted up to five times more than an able-bodied caller. Muscular Dystrophy UK said ...

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BBC News

Birmingham taxi driver loses licence after guide dog refusal
BBC News
A blind passenger said a taxi driver refused to pick him up and drove off because he was "scared" and "allergic" of his guide dog. Jason Lane and his dog Crispin were late to birthday celebrations in Birmingham in May 2017 when Abdul Khalik, 42 ...

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Engadget

London's new electric taxis scuppered by faulty sensor
Engadget
London's new electric taxis have been delayed. The "TX" cabs developed by LEVC were supposed to arrive in the capital late last year. But there's a problem with the system that tracks time and distance — recorded as electric "pulses" — for the all ...
London's first electric taxi has hit a bump in the roadwww.v3.co.uk

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American Banker

Taxi loans weigh on Signature's 4Q profits
American Banker
A large writedown on its portfolio of taxi medallion loans marred an otherwise strong fourth quarter for Signature Bank in New York. The $43.1 billion-asset company said Thursday that it earned $114.9 million in the quarter that ended Dec. 31, up just ...



New York Daily News

Restrict Uber, exempt taxis: Any honest attack on congestion will go after its major driver, app-based for-hire car ...
New York Daily News
Over the past four years, the rise of Uber and other for-hire app-based car services — and the failure of New York City to properly regulate their operations — has decimated the value of taxi medallions. As medallion owners who have played by the ...



Wall Street Journal

Is the Market for New York City Taxi Medallions Showing Signs of Life?
Wall Street Journal
In a sign of how far New York City's taxi-medallion market has tumbled, the sale this week of seven medallions for under $200,000 each was hailed as a win. In 2013, prices averaged five times as high for the medallions, the metal shields that give ...



AZCentral.com

Phoenix Fire Department increasingly taps taxis to take 911 callers to hospital
AZCentral.com
If the crew deems that the person doesn't, there are other options: The individual can stay where he or she is, can get a ride to medical treatment with a family member or friend, or can have the Fire Department dispatch center call for a taxi. Though ...

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wivb.com

Taxi companies renew push for equal playing field | wivb.com
wivb.com
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Taxi Cab companies in Buffalo are fighting for what they say is an “equal playing field” with ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. Ride sharing launched in the City of Buffalo more than six months ago. Tuesday, Cab ...
Taxi firms ask mayor for help, but may have to call on stateBuffalo News

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