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Boston, Cambridge become unlikely battlegrounds in fight over tech business regulations

...because they avoid licensing fees and other costly mandates imposed on their highly-regulated industry. Boston-area cab drivers staged a noisy, rolling protest around Uber's downtown Boston office in May."Simply reacting to taxi or creating regulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-28/boston-cambridge-become-un
Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...metropolitan areas. They'll be serviced by car repair chain Pep Boys.Paul Elio, a one-time stockbroker and New York City cab driver, dreamed as a kid that he would one day own a car company called Elio Motors."As I matured I decided that was as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/three-wheeled-elio-6800-co
Man shot during home invasion will be charged

...person had been shot.Dennis Weatherman, a Checker Cab driver, told The Chronicle he had driven Harlan to the Lucas...he did not have enough for the fare, but handed the cab driver his driver's license and part of the money and claimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-18/man-shot-during-home-i
Marian Alford

Cab Driver AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest June 16, 2014, Ms. Marian Diane Alford. Ms. Alford, a native of Ft. Meyers, FL., moved...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171408713
Local small business owners avoid taking credit cards, extra fees

...her new phone is unable to run the app. Mobile card readers, she said, are becoming increasingly popular with local cab drivers.In the taxi industry, Randall said, it's important to give riders the option of paying with a card. She recalled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-03-14/local-small
Winter takes heavy toll on nation's pipes, pavement and road-repair budgets

...freezes.On Tuesday, a broken water main in Detroit flooded several blocks, trapping cars that included a taxi. The cab driver had to be plucked out by rescue workers."The fireman came and got me out - put me on his shoulder," Michael Hooks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-12/winter-takes-heavy-toll-na
Even if Brazil wins World Cup, some feel it has already lost

...galvanized metal shed encloses part of the new terminal, mostly girders and beams."I am embarrassed to take you here," a cab driver said, calling himself Joao. "Mess, mess, mess. What else can I say?" In Cuiaba's sweltering heat, 46-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-15/even-if-brazil-wins-
Taxis, limos upset over rules for ridesharing competition

...the issue is one of fairness. "We're not afraid of competition," said Mohamed Abdi, a 32-year-old Yellow Cab driver in Denver. But "we all have to play by the same rules."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-07/taxis-limos-upset-over-rul
Macon man robbed at church

...area say they suspect the same man is responsible for robbing a man at a church and then trying to steal money from a cab driver. The Telegraph of Macon reports both crimes were reported to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office with about 30 minutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-27/macon-man-robbed-church
Should Georgia wipe clean some criminal records?

...looking at government records on the internet."Sarah doesn't deserve this treatment," he said, noting that a cab driver mistook her for another woman in her apartment complex who was too drunk to pay the fare.Thomas Weaver of Canton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-25/should-georgia-wipe-cl