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#FredinChina: Is Didi to blame for a disruptive ride-hailing market?

Fred Raillard | Posted 01.31.2017 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, an independent creative boutique network bas...

Riding The Rails At Age 68 By Myself

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 10.14.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

Okay. I'm not Cheryl Strayed hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Okay. I'm not Diana Nyad swimming from Havana to Key West. But I am riding the rails at age 68, for the very first time. By Myself.

Why I Still Ride Cabs In San Francisco

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 08.15.2016 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Ridesharing is playing an important role in making cities easier and cheaper to get around; it's resulted in a far more functional system. But what I've learnt is that there is room for many different players in this space, and that their coexistence makes all of them stronger companies.

Nathan's Latest Stunt Involves Pregnant Women And Cabs

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.12.2014 | Comedy

Nathan Fielder has no shortage of bizarre ideas on how to improve business, but only this one counts on a child being born in the process. In a pre...

24 Signs You're Addicted To Cabs

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel

Sometimes they overcharge you, and sometimes they smell like a nauseating mix of stale burritos and super-strong air freshener. But we're totally w...

BIZARRE Change Coming

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.14.2013 | DC

Red. It has been said it is the color of anger, danger and fear. If that is the case then it may be fitting that the red is the color a D.C. Tax...

How To Escape Sticky Travel Situations

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel

Here are the play-by-plays to get through 10 sticky travel situations -- then get unstuck and get on with your vacation.

NYC Taxs Running Out Of Gas

Reuters | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York

(Changes date to Nov 1) * More than half of all NYC, NJ service stations shut down * Wall Street banks in lower Manhatta...

Locked Doors

Jill Knapp | Posted 09.27.2012 | New York
Jill Knapp

I can't tell you how many times it's happened to me. I stand there, in the rain, or in the snow, or on a perfectly beautiful spring day and I hail a lit cab, and it just drives right on by me.

Someone Else's Money

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 07.04.2012 | Money
Howard Steven Friedman

What was motivating the hundreds of people to prefer to stand on a taxi line at one in the morning rather than share a taxi?

WATCH: Comedian Offers Free Cab Rides To New Yorkers

Posted 11.28.2011 | Comedy

Comedian Mark Malkoff likes to do social experiments over at My Damn Channel from time to time, and this week he decided to rent out a New York City t...

A $425 Cab Ride From D.C. To New York City

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I could've just taken the train, but on a whim, and packing my sense of adventure, I was going from D.C. to New York by taxi cab.

New App Warns Users Of Smelly Taxis, Cabbies

Posted 10.19.2011 | Chicago

They say that entrepreneurial inspiration can come from just about anywhere, but for 32-year-old Chicago-based smartphone app developer Adam Saffro, i...

NYC Considers Adding 1,500 Yellow Cabs | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York

Eight million New Yorkers. Thirteen thousand yellow cabs. It is a ratio that can flummox a person, particularly during a rainstorm at rush hour. A ne...

Plan To Legalize Livery Car Pickups Angers Yellow Cab Drivers

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch | Cleon Alert | Email the Author | 12:47pm | Posted 06.14.2011 | New York

In a bid to increase taxi service for residents in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island, Mayor Bloomberg and the Taxi and Limousine Commissio...

WATCH: Going Undercover To Ensure Cab Rides For All

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

There's been quite a few undercover video stings recently, like when Mayor Bloomberg sent undercover investigators to a gun show in Arizona to show ho...

Grand Theft Auto- Part 1

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Greg Selkoe

What is the most overlooked key issue of our time? A nuclear Iran, America's failing education system, the need for better dental hygiene? The answe...

Taxi Share-a-ride Pilot Program Planned | By Oren Yaniv | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A pilot program at three locations where two or more riders can hop into a cab for a discounted fare should be rolling out next month, the Taxi & Limo...

Cash or Credit? In a Taxi, It Depends Which Side of the Partition You're On

Melissa Plaut | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Melissa Plaut

When you swipe your card, the driver has to pay a hefty 5% extra. Why are New York's cabbies paying so much? Because of all the middlemen. A few people are making truckloads of money on drivers' backs.

Cab Drivers Honored

New York Times | Andrew Keh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Twenty cabdrivers from around the country, including seven from New York City, were honored in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon by the International Ass...

Cost Of NYC Taxi Medallions Soars To $766,000

USA TODAY | Taylor McGraw | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- As Wall Street still wobbles under the pressure of a weak economy, one New York asset class stands firmly on all four wheels. Taxi medalli...

Taxicab Confessions: Cab Drivers Share Weirdest Stories

New York Times | Peter Khoury | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Tales of lust, sorrow, crime, brushes with fame and just plain weirdness all seem to find their way to New York City's cabbies, who have a front-row s...