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2014-09-25 16:20:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA Taxi Association and the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania issued the following statement following a recommended decision by two Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Administrative Law Judges to deny the petition by Rasier-PA LLC to launch ride-sharing services across much of the Commonwealth. "Our members are pleased that the Commission's ALJs are focused on public safety," said Ronald Blount, President of the Taxi Workers...

2014-09-23 23:08:16

QuikKabs helps people share a cab, extending a hand to the environment by reducing C02 emissions. Easily finding people nearby who are going in the same direction to share a ride, QuikKabs saves money, time, and the environment. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Today, QuikKabs launches its beta test in New York City in recognition of the UN Climate Summit 2014. The New York Times wrote, “If taxi riders were willing to share a cab, New York City could [be] unclogging traffic,...

2014-09-22 16:21:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA Taxi Association is urging lawmakers to put public safety first as they consider a series of proposals to make sure that ride-sharing services provide the same levels of insurance and safety that taxi owners and drivers are compelled to provide under current state law. "We welcome competition and we welcome innovation. That's why we have developed the 215GetaCab APP, to make it easier for people to order a cab," said Alex Friedman,...

2014-09-11 08:25:31

For the first time ever, Hailo allows riders to pay in-app for any street-hailed taxi NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailo, the world's favorite e-hail app, is making taxi payment even more seamless by launching a new feature, Pay with Hailo. This innovative service offering allows passengers to conveniently pay for a street-hailed taxi ride with the Hailo app. Using Apple's iBeacon technology, the Hailo app will automatically recognize when a passenger is in a...

2014-09-10 12:21:16

Nexlink devices and end-to-end solutions already deployed in taxi and commercial trucking industry AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The taxi business is changing. Rather than wildly waving their arms or running through traffic into the middle of the street to hail a cab, would-be riders are calmly turning to mobile devices to reach out to the closest ride, often in shinier, more upscale cars than they've ever ridden in before. And they love it. "At a time when every...

2014-09-10 08:21:44

RideLinQ® and Way2ride® Enhance Passenger Experience in NYC NEW YORK and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two existing payment apps in New York City's yellow and green taxis, RideLinQ® from Creative Mobile Technologies (CMT) and VeriFone's award-winning Way2ride®, have joined forces to introduce a new and improved passenger payment experience. Now, passengers will have the flexibility to use either app to securely and conveniently pay cab fares using their...

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2014-09-04 05:18:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ride sharing apps for your smartphone are all the rage right now. Ride sharing services like Uber, Lyft, Ridejoy, Hitch and RideScout are popping up all over the world. The drivers are crowd-sourced, willing participants who have been background checked and vetted, and the payments are completely electronic (and sometimes involve ice cream) so no money changes hands. Most of the time, the ride is cheaper than calling a taxi. This is...

2014-09-03 12:20:54

CAR2GO NORTH AMERICA OFFICIALLY WELCOMES RIDESCOUT AUSTIN, Texas and STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- moovel GmbH announced today that car2go North America LLC, a brand of moovel, has acquired RideScout LLC, the leading app-based mobility platform in North America, dedicated to allowing users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand. In addition, moovel GmbH announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Intelligent Apps GmbH...

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2014-09-02 11:09:52

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Uber, the rapidly-growing US-based online ride-sharing service, has been hit with a temporary injunction by a Frankfurt court prohibiting it from operating throughout Germany, various media outlets have reported. According to Ben Knight of The Guardian, the court rules that the mobile app and chauffeuring service violated that country’s Passenger Transportation Act. The injunction, which was issued following expedited proceedings,...

2014-08-29 12:20:50

Just in time for Labor Day travel, Hailo passengers can save up to 65% on rides by sharing with Bandwagon NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bandwagon, a New York-based ridesharing app and logistics startup, is testing in-app integration with Hailo, one of the world's fastest growing e-hail apps. This test is the first alliance between a leading shared ride company and an e-hail provider, and makes sharing taxis and splitting fares--in the city, at a concert, or to and from the...


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