taxis

By - 8/7/08 - 9:03 am

Fabulously Out There had just an absolutely swell time getting home to East Boston after taking in a movie at the Loews on Tremont Street, what with the cabbie refusing to take her unless she paid for his tolls on the way back:

... So I did what my East Boston cab drivers told me to do and started looking for his cab license

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By - 6/24/08 - 4:30 pm

If Boston cab-fleet owners want fare increases, they should be forced to clean up their acts, City Council President Maureen Feeney says in a letter to Police Commissioner Ed Davis, who oversees taxi fares in Boston.

The taxicab industry has been described as "sharecropping on wheels" with drivers forced to pay thousands of dollars in fees before they can earn any salary. This system penalizes

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By - 6/2/08 - 1:16 pm

Taxi drivers push for fare increase.

The Outraged Liberal sympathizes with cab drivers, but wonders if fleet owners, who charge drivers $77 a day, are making out like bandits:

By - 1/6/08 - 11:37 pm

ChezNiki explains how she just hates how there's no way to get from Logan to anywhere else by public transit in the wee hours, like, say, when her plane gets in. She posts a copy of a text message she sent a friend about her ride home to the West End recently:

... Just gettg home now. F*ckg cabby drove through lynn, revere, medford

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By - 4/18/07 - 10:33 am
melted

Jake Wark photographed this cab on fire around 8:15 this morning outside Center Plaza. He reports that Boston Fire arrived moments later and extinguished what was left of the taxi.

Update: Report from the guy who got the cabbie out of the car.... Read more

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