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Archive for September, 2012

Smartphone taxi apps offer an instant pick-me-up

The Canadian Press Posted: Sep 26, 2012 The newest additions to Toronto’s taxi industry put cabs at passengers’ fingertips — literally. Hailo is one of two smartphone apps to hit Toronto within the past month that directly connects taxi drivers and passengers. Canada’s first licensed app-based taxi company, Hailo allows passengers to hail, track and […]

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London Bridge Taxi Rank Closure

Due to essential works being carried out by Network Rail, Borough High Street and London Bridge bus station will be closed on the following dates: Saturday 29 September to Sunday 30 September 2012 Sunday 7 October 2012   Taxi arrangements: During these closures a temporary taxi rank will operate in Tooley Street.   Taxis should […]

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TfL Press Release – Londoners encouraged to ‘make a small switch’ to curb engine emissions

Londoners encouraged to ‘make a small switch’ to curb engine emissions ·         Second phase of TfL’s no-idling campaign launches ·         New advice given to schools to help reduce ‘school-run’ pollution ·         First phase of campaign saw reduction in engine idling A campaign to encourage drivers to switch off their engines when stationary to reduce unnecessary emissions […]

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Ranks Update: Suspensions

Upcoming taxi rank suspensions ·         Vauxhall Bridge Road (rear 5 metres only) from Wednesday 26 September to Saturday 29 September for increasing the taxi rank ·         Hans Crescent (rear 5 metres only) from Tuesday 2 October to Friday 5 October for laying of gas main ·         Royal Albert Hall (Kensington Gore) Tuesday 2 October from […]

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Community film group wants your stories

Do you have a funny story to tell about your job? Have you had any disasters, strange incidents or crime related happenings involving you and your cab? We are a small community film group in Herts, and would like to write a script involving drivers of black cabs. It will be a drama, not a […]

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