Stories about Taxis

No CEQA review for Uber

City admits that the impact of all these new cars on the streets doesn't qualify as an environmental impact

Lies of the “sharing economy” start to collapse

At what point do Lyft, Uber, and Airbnb need to be treated as taxi and hotel companies -- or are we already there?

The Agenda, Dec. 28- Jan 3: New Year’s resolutions ….

... for everyone else. What we'd like to see in 2016.

The Agenda, July 20-26: Micro-units and affordable housing …

... and should a parking garage become highrise luxury condos on the waterfront? We review the issues coming up this week By Tim Redmond JULY 20,...

Uber’s cut-rate prices are destroying immigrant jobs

In Fremont, taxi drivers who used to be able to support a family are crushed beneath the giant tech company's plan to attract riders...

Mayors sneak into Uber behind police barricades

Local leaders pay homage to a company that got rich breaking local laws By Tim Redmond JUNE 22, 2015 -- The US Conference of Mayors ended...

The Agenda, June 15-21: Destroying culture for condos

Plus: Uber's hypocrisy, the school assignment system -- and George Soros on capitalism JUNE 15, 2015 – A plan that would wipe out five buildings...

Leap buses are nice — unless you are in a wheelchair

The startup service has no room for people with mobility issues. Why do tech companies always get away with everything? By Tim Redmond APRIL 7, 2015...

The Uber model runs into the DMV

A state agency is the latest to say: Get permission first. But sharing economy companies aren't interested in that. By Tim Redmond JANUARY 26, 2015 –...

United adds Uber app — despite SFO ban on Uber faux-cab pickups

By Tim Redmond Uber’s attempt at world domination doesn’t end with its somewhat dubious efforts to screw its competitors. The faux-taxi app is now partnering...