- Taxi tensions simmer. Otieno, Barrack // African Business;Sep97, Issue 224, p40
Focuses on Kenyan taxicab drivers' apprehension over the threat posed by the increasingly popular Indian-made, three-wheeled autorickshaws called tuk-tuks. Advantages of the tuk-tuks; Strengths of traditional London taxis; Comparative profitability; Safety and security.
- Taxi! 300 new cabs on the way. Tita, Bob // Crain's Chicago Business;12/23/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 51, p1
Reports on the convenient access of taxicabs in Chicago. Acquisition of unused licenses by taxi operators; Removal of not-for-hire label from cab licenses; Expectations of officials from the Department of Consumer Services on improvement in taxicab services.
- Study suggests deregulating local taxicab industry. Shankle, Greta // Indianapolis Business Journal;8/23/93, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p1A
Reports on a study by the Business Development Committee of the Indianapolis Regulatory Study Commission indicating the need to deregulate taxicabs in the city. Issues on the proposed changes to city code; Public hearing on the proposal; Earlier attempts by City Controller James H. Steele Jr. to...
- Taxi facts. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/3/95, Vol. 42 Issue 14, 1995 LI Almanac p13
Provides background information on the taxicab industry in Long Island, New York as of 1994. Number of people employed; Number of privately owned taxi companies; Average fare.
- Checkered past. Georges, Christopher // Washington Monthly;Dec92, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p25
Examines why Washington's 13-year old taxi scandal won't end. Cab company owners and taxi drivers openly admit that fraud is widespread. The media; Investigations; Government failure at regulating cab industry; Other scandals; Public interests versus special interests; What legislators should do.
- Taxi! Henderson, Tom // Corporate Detroit;Jan1995, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p6
Discusses the cab medallion business in Detroit, Michigan. Figures on the investment and profit in the business.
- Hack work. Kanner, B. // New York;5/30/88, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p46
Bernice Kanner recently decided to become a cabbie, and after getting her hack license and attending the Taxi Driver Institute she hit the city streets. Her account of her days on the road in New York City.
- All's fare in taxicab war. Eckert, Toby // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/28/96, Vol. 17 Issue 32, p1A
Focuses on the effects of deregulation on the taxi industry in Indianapolis, Indiana. High number of taxis; Thin profit margins; Failure of the taxis to improve service to the neighborhoods.
- Surviving a taxi ride from hell. // Glamour;Oct91, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p86
Gives advice on how to slow down a cab driver or complain about a suspected overcharge. Typical city fees; Ways to complain; Taxi commissions.