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Taxi and Limousine Services

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Meet the Cab Drivers Who Want Uber and Lyft in Miami

    In the months since Uber and Lyft have set up shop in Miami and sparked a war of fines and impounded cars with the county commission, the battle lines have seemed fairly obvious. Commissioners -- backed by a powerful union of cab owners and medallion-holders -- oppose changing regulations to let in ... More >>

  • News

    April 17, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Uber Recruits Udonis Haslem, but Fight to Enter Miami Is Dead for Now

    Despite an aggressive push in Tallahassee, car service app Uber's hopes to enter the Miami market are on the back burner once again. A bill that would prohibit local governments from placing restrictions on chauffeured car services has now been amended so that it affects only Hillsborough County. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Why Taxi Drivers Don't Want Uber in Miami

    Ashton Kutcher made an unplanned cameo during a Florida Senate Transportation Committee meeting two weeks ago. Uber representatives presented a clip of the Two and Half Men star and Uber investor on Jimmy Kimmel Live blasting Miami for not changing longstanding laws to accommodate the upstart car se ... More >>

  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005

    BEST BUS RIDE

    Route 102/Route B

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    A Cabbie's Crusade

    Javier Peña is a maverick cabbie on a mission to turn the notorious Miami taxi industry into a respectable profession. So far he's been threatened, shot at, fined, and fired. In other words, he's making progress.

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Calling All Cabbies

    Battered by a corrupt industry, Miami's independent taxi drivers consider unionizing.

  • News

    January 4, 1996

    Fare Trade

    Ziggy Zilber built a lean, mean, ground-transportation empire, making money and enemies, and working the politicians like a well-oiled machine

  • News

    August 21, 1991

    Quite a Stretch

    When is a taxi not a taxi? When it's a limousine. And when is a limo legal? Not very often.

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