Sometimes, Boston's cab drivers are telling the truth; the credit card machines don't work - and it's not their fault.
According to (Boston's own) Charles Pierce of Esquire, the Romney for President campaign shut off staffers' credit cards in the middle of the night on Tuesday, leaving the Boston crew scrambling for money.
From the moment Mitt Romney stepped off stage Tuesday night, having... Read more
ChezNiki posts a copy of a letter to the Boston transportation commissioner:
Early this morning (July 12th 4:20am) when I returned to Boston at South Station, Medallion Number 1107 of Independent Cab refused to take me to my home which near North Station.
When I got in his car, he turned on the meter but refused to drive. He rolled the window down to... Read more
Lewis Forman reports that if he weren't so drunk, he might've objected more when his cabby's route from the North End to East Boston took them through Charlestown, Chelsea and Revere:
... Here I am. 2AM with a great buzz working, looking forward to getting home to get some shut eye before work tomorrow. Going through a section of town that I don't know.... Read more
Jen Stewart took a cab home from the Oak Grove T stop last night. As she got in, she noticed a laptop on the front seat:
... As we pulled out onto Main Street, I was startled by a muffled explosion inside the cab. Yes. Inside the cab. Before I could ask 'what the hell was THAT?!' he sheepishly said, 'Oh. Sorry. I guess... Read more