taxis

Top SF transit official frustrated by lack of Uber, Lyft regulations

San Francisco plays almost no role in regulating Uber and Lyft locally.…

 

Uber, SF clash in state talks over fingerprint criminal checks

San Francisco officials and ride-hail company Uber clashed in state legal filings…

 

State approves sweeping new regulations for Uber, Lyft but delays rules on leased vehicles

Uber and Lyft vehicles in California must now play by a whole…

 

One app to rule them all

Every other Thursday, before I start my shift at National, I head…

Innovating ancient ride-hail regulation

In mid-February, two Uber executives will go to trial in Paris for…

A hard lesson learned in the fast lane

Well, they finally got me. After a solid year of driving a…

Magnificent Meg and the dispatcher

There are days when L-I-F-E gets in the way of driving a…

Late-night adventures in an imbibing city

You know it’s a slow night when you decide to hit up…

Tale of two taxis: Flywheel, Yellow Cab diverge in strategies

In the wake of a startling chapter 11 bankruptcy announcement by San…

New Year’s Eve a bust for some Uber drivers, Lyft drivers make it out OK

Another New Year's Eve in San Francisco meant another night of rideshare…

Taxis may soon ditch old meters for smartphones

Taxis may soon throw their old meters and walkie-talkies into the trash…

SF taxi drug testing policy may spread to Uber, Lyft

San Francisco cab drivers will be drug tested, thanks to a new…

SFMTA board to vote on drug testing taxi drivers

San Francisco taxi drivers may soon be subject to drug and alcohol…

City may soon drug test taxi drivers, even for medical marijuana

San Franciscans of all stripes can legally obtain medical marijuana cards, but…

Let the good times roll for as long as possible

Coming back to The City on the 280 after an airport run,…

Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

PARIS — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out…

Mayors conference shows Uber support, infuriating San Francisco taxi industry

This week nearly 300 mayors from across the country are joining San…

Confessions of a Taxi Shill

Dear reader, it’s time I came clean. I am on the payroll…

Lax background checks compromise safety of ride-hail apps, study says

It's 2004 in Monroe County, Fla. A vehicle speeds down the Overseas…

Uber testing tiered payment system

Will cutting Uber drivers’ pay spur them to drive more? That’s one…