Taxis

The Gray Area in 'Pink' Transportation

Women-only taxis and buses can help female travelers feel safer. But are they also delaying gender equality?

Why UberX Will Win in the End

Transportation network companies mirror early 20th century jitneys — except this time they'll survive.

The Secret Time-Saving Trick Hidden Inside Every New York City Taxicab

What to do if you're in a rush.

How a System for Shared Taxi Rides Could Transform New York City

A totally optimized taxi network would produce 40 percent fewer trips.

Imagine: A World Where Nobody Owns Their Own Car

It's possible, and sooner than you'd think.

The World's First Dog-Sled Taxi Service Just Launched in Norway

Luxury Arctic tourism.

Yep, There's Now a 'Sexy' Taxi Drivers Calendar

NYC cabbies strut their stuff for 2014.

A Peek at How Taxis Actually Get Made

The uniquely British cab is being built in the UK again.

Planning a Trip Around the World on a Rickshaw Is Exactly as Hard as It Sounds

What do you do, for instance, when you can't get a visa to pedal through Pakistan?

Taxi Battle of the Day: Uber vs. Lyft

It's heatin' up out there folks.

Road Testing the Newest Wave in Taxi Hailing Apps

Uber Taxi vs. TaxiMe vs. myTaxi, a head-to-head match-up.

D.C. Taxis Finally Forced to Start Accepting Credit Cards

A decree from the D.C. Taxicab Commission will force drivers to install credit card machines by Mar. 31.

The Greening of America's Taxis

With car ownership falling, taxis are more important than ever.

The Many Ways Cities Are Trying to Make Uber Illegal

The company's been banned or fined in pretty much every major American city, and now, regulators are trying to make it illegal across the U.S.

5 Beneficiaries of Hurricane Sandy

Devastation isn't bad news for everyone.

Gas Shortage Underscores NYC's Move Away From Hybrid Cabs

A taxi lobby has fought the city's efforts toward a fuel-efficient fleet — and won.

For Muslim Taxi Drivers in New York, Ramadan Gets Complicated

Fasting and praying at gas stations can be a challenge, and that's under the best of circumstances.

As Olympics-Only Lanes Near Opening, London Taxi Drivers Protest

Upset over being excluded from the lanes, some 200 London cab drivers blocked traffic in Parliament Square.

Court Decision of the Day: NYC's Taxis Don't Have To Be Wheelchair Accessible

It looks like Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to remake the taxi industry will move forward.