03/08/2011 10:46 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Denver Public Utilities Commission Allows 300 New Cabs After Rejecting New Company's Request

Our November feature "Mean Streets" focused on the lengthy and fruitless attempts of local taxi drivers to start Mile High Cab. Last August, PUC judge Paul Gomez rejected Mile High's application because he deemed the Denver taxi market was at or near capacity. Now, however, he's approved 300 new Denver cabs -- including 150 for Yellow Cab, a large and powerful local company that has long argued Denver doesn't need any more taxis.

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