TAXI fare evaders should be named and shamed, according to the general manager of the Woolloongabba-based Yellow Cabs.
FRONT OR BACK OF A CAB, JUST DON'T VOMIT 28.11.14
Although I've probably caught hundreds of taxis, I still get a huge thrill from the simple pleasure of hopping into one.
TAXI DRIVERS ASK ACT GOVERNMENT TO KEEP CANBERRA CAB LICENCE... 29.11.14
Taxi drivers have asked the ACT government not to release any new plates onto Canberra's roads, as the minister considers what to do with about 50 returned taxi licenses.
MOVE OVER, TAXI! THIS S.AFRICAN THREE-WHEELER WANTS TO TAKE YOU... 28.11.14
Ever hopped in a taxi and sat in traffic for hours whilst pedestrians and cyclists sailed past your window? If so, you may wondered whether you're part of the problem and not the solution.
THE PROS AND CONS OF RIDE-SHARING APP UBER 27.11.14
The Taxi Council of Queensland has condemned the service claiming it isn't as safe as traditional taxi providers.
CABCHARGE CHAIRMAN FACES REBUKE FROM SHAREHOLDERS 26.11.14
Cabcharge chairman Russell Balding has suffered a stinging rebuke from shareholders, with one of his trusted lieutenants being forced to quit the board after failing to secure enough votes for re-election.
TAXI FARE REFUSAL CREATES 'RECIPE FOR DISASTER' 25.11.14
Melbourne nightclub licensees say taxi drivers are regularly turning down short fares, instead parking “three, four deep” on the eastern end of King Street and waiting hours for a “good fare”.
TAXI DRIVER SAVES WOMAN FROM HORRIFIC KNIFE ATTACK 25.11.14
The NSW Taxi Council praised the heroic actions of New South Wales taxi driver Brett Fuller who saved a teenage girl’s life on the streets of Lismore over the weekend.
‘Don’t drive down value’ 24.11.14
NSW Taxi Council chief executive Roy Wakelin-King was in Tamworth yesterday as part of a statewide tour to the six defined regional taxi areas in the state to gauge opinion on a report released last month by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).
Tourism Tropical North Queensland launches customer service training program in Cairns 22 .11.14
FAR Northerners are being urged to ensure every visitor leaves as an ambassador for the region.
Hands off our cabbies: drivers deal with fights and abuse 21.11.14
A DOWNTURN in Mooloolaba nightlife has coincided with the resurgence of Maroochydore, and it's meant booming business for Coast cabbies.
Love it or loathe it, Uber is punching above its weight 20.11.14
Uber, it appears, has been at war since its inception not only with other transport providers, local government and councils, but an increasing group of journalists.
Sarah Lacy: Uber Exec Commented at Table Full of Journalists 19.11.14
Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- PandoDaily Founder and Editor-In-Chief Sarah Lacy weighs in on Uber executive Emil Michael’s journalist comments. Lacy speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Taxi Council of Queensland declares war on Uber 19.11.14
Queensland's peak taxi body has upped the ante in its battle against ride-sharing app Uber, with an extensive media campaign about to kick off.
Media Release: Illegal ride-share apps targeted in public awareness campaign 19.11.14
Illegal rideshare apps targeted in new public awareness safety campaign – Taxi Council says Queenslanders support them.
Rules making taxi fares higher 18.11.14
WA’s taxi industry has been so tightly bound in regulation in recent years that fares have risen unnecessarily and standards have fallen.
WA taxi industry a 'public policy scandal', says review author Professor David... 17.11.14
Western Australia's taxi industry has been described as a "public policy scandal" by the co-author of a review into the system.
WA taxi users ripped off and unhappy, RAC report finds 17.11.14
West Australians are being ripped off by the state's taxi services, paying 16 per cent more than they should be, according to a major report released on Monday.
G20 Brisbane: Taxi drivers fare badly, but better than expected... 16.11.14
The G20 road closures have curbed taxi business in Brisbane but passengers are not as scarce as drivers had feared.
Rationalists should stop burying their mistakes 15.11.14
I'm not a great proposer of royal commissions, but maybe such a spotlight is the only way to oblige blinkered economic rationalists to face the many failures of their knee-jerk advocacy of outsourcing, privatisation and deregulation.
Victoria's transport policies ruled by the heart, not the head 15.11.14
You won't be surprised to learn it was a transport policy. On Tuesday Daniel Andrews' team proposed a freeze on the Napthine government's expansion of the number of new taxi licences.
Fair call, says taxi industry as Labor pledges to rein in cab numbers 12.11.14
Labor will create a $4 million hardship fund for disadvantaged taxi licence owners and limit the number of taxi licences that can be issued, to stop a flood of taxis hitting the road, the Opposition promised on Tuesday.
The Knowledge, London’s Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in... 10.11.14
The examination to become a London cabbie is possibly the most difficult test in the world — demanding years of study to memorize the labyrinthine city’s 25,000 streets and any business or landmark on them. As GPS and Uber imperil this tradition, is there an argument for learning as an end in itself?
Man charged over alleged taxi driver assault 09.11.14
A 21-year-old man has been charged after allegedly attacking a taxi driver and robbing him in Essendon on Saturday night.
ABC New England North West News 07.11.14
CEO of the NSW Taxi Council says the cost of taxis in regional areas will likely be an issue highlighted by a new state-wide survey currently underway.
Online giant Amazon tests taxis for speedy package delivery 07.11.14
The e-commerce giant has tested package delivery by licensed cab in San Francisco and Los Angeles using taxi-hailing mobile app Flywheel and is studying the broader use of taxis as delivery vehicles, sources say.
Taxis during the G20 04.11.14
4BC Mornings: The G20 will cause traffic disruption over the next few weeks, so Blair Davies from the Australian Taxi Association wants to put people's minds at rest.
Are you planning on catching a taxi during the G20? 03.11.14
There have been many concerns around Brisbane about the upcoming G20. Steve Austin spoke with Benjamin Wash, CEO of Taxi Council Queensland to clarify just how many taxis Brisbane residents can expect during this time.
Mint Wireless takes on taxi payments with AusCabs 03.11.14
Mobile payment company Mint Wireless has joined the increasingly competitive battle for the taxi payments arena via a three-year contract backing payments start-up AusCabs.