taxi drivers

Taxis vs. Rideshare Services
12:06 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Seattle, King Co. Mull Ways to Regulate Rideshare Services

In this Jan. 4, 2013 photo, Lyft passenger Christina Shatzen gets into a car driven by Nancy Tcheou in San Francisco.
Jeff Chiu Associated Press

Taxi drivers are finding more competition on the road these days.  New smartphone-based ride-sharing services are giving consumers a lot of options.

But the highly-regulated taxis call the development unfair since the new companies don’t have to play by the same rules. Both King County and the city of Seattle are trying to figure out how to respond.

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11:10 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Cab ride to Sea-Tac will cost more

The rate for taking a taxi to Sea-Tac Airport from downtown Seattle is going up to $40.  That's an $8 increase from the previous flat rate of $32.

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