taxi service

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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Business and labor
2:02 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Taxis threaten to stop Sea-Tac Airport service over town cars

Taxi drivers are up in arms over town cars, but the Port of Seattle says it doesn't know of any violations by town car operators.
Thomas Hawk Flickr

Claiming town cars are breaking the rules, Seattle taxi drivers are threatening to stop taking passengers to Sea-Tac Airport.

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