Lewis Hamilton wins US Grand Prix 2015 and clinches third world title
Posted on October 26th 2015 by admin

USA Grand Prix 2015, Circuit of the Americas, Austin Texas – McLaren driver joins pantheon of three-time world champions What a day, what a race, and what an achievement for Lewis Hamilton, who can now count himself among the world’s small number of Formula One heroes who have won three world championships. It was, as Read More

One Taxi Driver’s Fight to Save His Medallion and His Family’s Future
Posted on October 19th 2015 by admin

NEW YORK—The night was teeming with city noises: the intermittent blasts of hip-hop from passing cars, the jubilant howls of young drunkards. But it was dim and quiet inside Jaswinder Singh’s taxi save for the sound of his children talking to him through FaceTime. Although they live in the same house in Long Island, he Read More

24-year-old man shot and killed in Bronx street after getting out of cab
Posted on October 19th 2015 by admin

You can see the video here: SOUNDVIEW, The Bronx — A 24-year-old man was shot and killed in the street after leaving a taxi cab early Saturday morning. Minutes before 4:37 a.m., surveillance video shows Francisco Rodriguez, 24, getting out of a livery cab at the intersection of Bruckner Boulevard and White Plains Road. Read More

Getting Over Taxis
Posted on October 19th 2015 by admin

I find Susan Crawford’s arguments in Getting Over Uber puzzling and unconvincing on a number of fronts. First, consider the statement: Uber drivers have a tough time making a living; they’re responsible for their own cars, fuel, benefits, maintenance, tolls, and certain insurance as well as the kickback to Uber that takes a substantial slice Read More

Ford reveals ‘Taxi of the Future’
Posted on September 23rd 2013 by admin

Taxi of Tomorrow, meet the Taxi of the Future. Confused? Time travel always does that. Ford has unveiled the next generation of its Transit Connect-based taxi. The current version of the compact van has been plying its trade since 2010 and has become a common sight in cities across the country, including Los Angeles, Chicago Read More

Police looking for North Austin bank robbery suspect
Posted on September 23rd 2013 by admin

Man demanded money before fleeing on foot Police are looking for a man who walked into a North Austin bank last week and demanded money before fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. Austin police responded to the Comerica Bank, 7820 Burnet Road, about 2:40 p.m. on Friday. Authorities say the Hispanic man Read More