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Uber has been taking business away from taxis for some time now.
So what’s a NYC yellow cab to do? Come up with an app of their own…
According to Gothamist, it’s been legal to develop a ride-hail app for yellow cabs since spring 2013. However, only five have gained TLC approval in that time.
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I haven’t been to South Korea yet and don’t recall hearing about strict laws there but this one seems to be pretty fair and make a lot of sense.
If you happen to find yourself in a taxi in Seoul, you better think twice before throwing up in the car.
If you do find yourself in this situation, you’ll be paying a hefty fine which started today, February 1.
Continue reading Beware of New $138 Fine In Seoul For…
As most of us know, Uber has had a major impact on the car service industry making things a bit more difficult for traditional taxi cab drivers. With a few taps of one’s smart phone, your car can be summoned and you don’t have to exchange any money since all of that stuff is done through the Uber app.
So what’s a regular taxi driver to do? How can they be more appealing to those that have seen the light and become Uber loyalists? (While we rarely take cabs,
.) I wasn’t impressed the one time we took Uber
Continue reading Cabbies Using Charm School To Compete With Uber