Stories about Taxis

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...

Uber whines about insurance rules that would level the playing field

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- If you believe a recent letter from Uber, a bill pending in the state Legislature would mandate that...

Does Airbnb have an ADA problem?

By Tim Redmond AUG. 7, 2014 -- The world of the “sharing economy,’ like the world of tech workers, tends to be young, white, college...

Uber’s tax-avoidance strategy costs government millions. How’s that for “sharing?”

  By Darwin Bond Graham JULY 10, 2014 -- Uber, a leading ride-sharing company, has drawn the ire of regulators and cab drivers in dozens of...

Lawsuit could mandate local control for Lyft, UberX, and SideCar

By Tim Redmond A taxi association has filed a pair of legal appeals that could directly undermine the state’s decision to allow companies like Uber,...

Politics on Tuesday: Ed Lee ducks tenant bill, the next move for Victor Hwang – and the Campos vs....

David Chiu is considered the front-runner in the 17th Assembly race, but he needs a big win to avoid looking like a loser By Tim...

Politics on Tuesday: Lee, unemployment, and Pelosi

By Tim Redmond Tenant advocate Dean Preston posted a note on Facebook yesterday that sums up how a lot of people feel, even after the...

TOM’S TOWN: The Niners, Uber, and a fucking movie

By Tom Temprano With a Seahawks victory last Sunday, the inevitable came to bear and the 49ers call Candlestick home no more. Despite being a...