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Taxi Fares

What's A Taxi To The Airport Going To Run You?

Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel

We all usually have good intentions of checking out of our hotels with plenty of time to make our way to the airport on some sort of mass transportati...

Man With Deep Pockets Arrested For Refusing To Pay Cab Fare

AP | Posted 05.10.2012 | Money

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Police say a New York man who refused to pay a $12 taxi fare was carrying more than $5,000 when the cabbie drove him around looking ...

Mayor Gray: Leave D.C.'s Taxicab System Alone

Eli Lehrer | Posted 02.28.2012 | DC
Eli Lehrer

Pro-consumer as they sound, the proposals to require that cabs all be painted the same color, start taking credit cards, and have better-trained drivers threaten to undermine what's arguably the best taxicab system in America.

59 Cabbies ARRESTED In Fare Scheme

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Thousands of tourists and residents who took New York City's iconic yellow taxis were quietly ripped off by drivers who frequently ma...

Cabbies Demand Apology For Accusations Of Scamming

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A small but vocal group of infuriated cabdrivers gathered Tuesday outside the offices of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission to demand an ...

Taxi Scam: NY Cabs To Be Equipped With Fare Setting Alert | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has equipped more than 5,000 cabs with a new system to alert riders if they are being charged an out-o...

Bloomberg Wants To Reimburse Scammed Taxi Passengers

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Thousands of people ripped off in a widespread scam by New York City taxi drivers who illegally doubled the rate of their rides could...

Credit Card Swipes Adding Up For Cab Drivers | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's cabbies howled when the city began forcing them to take credit cards. Some even went on strike, calling the requirements a kowtow to touris...