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Taxi drivers complain that people driving for upstart competitors are not licensed or required to pay state taxes, the New York Times reports.
With fewer cars on the roads, cities would have more real estate for homes, businesses and pedestrian and cycling lanes, TechCrunch reports.
The mayor says it’s better to accept and manage the disruption going on in the taxi industry than to fight it, Bloomberg reports.
The ridesharing app revolutionizing urban transit is getting a lift from Chinese customers fed up with limited taxi service, the Washington Post reports.
The ubiquitous motorbike taxis in African cities offer flexibility that minibuses lack and are fueling a boom in home delivery services, Mail & Guardian Africa reports.
Creating a system for taxi passengers to share rides could shrink New York’s taxi fleet by up to 40 percent, the New York Times reports.
A new initiative will introduce 100,000 silent, emission-free electric trikes to Manila and other Philippine cities, but environmentalists are worried, Next City reports.