August 13, 2014 some 200 cabdrivers attended the first general meeting of the San Francisco Taxi Workers Alliance (SFTWA) at the Verdi Club on Mariposa St. Leaders of various taxi groups and individuals, including the San Francisco Cab Drivers Association… Read More ›
Articles about and relating to illegal taxis and the fight against them.
The Taxi Paratransit Association of California (TPAC),the trade group representing the major cab companies of California, has filed appeals to the California Supreme Court and the California Court of Appeals over the faulty decisions of the California Public Utilities Commission… Read More ›
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones held a hearing March 21, 2014 to explore the issues surrounding insurance and “Transportation Network Companies”. Several representatives from the San Francisco taxi industry, including myself and SFCDA Vice President Jeffrey Rosen, testified as to… Read More ›
April 11, 2014, nearly six months after the Taxi Paratransit Association of California (TPAC) filed an application for rehearing on the CPUC’s Decision 13-09-045, the CPUC finally issued an “Order Granting Limited Rehearing“, denying most of the points mentioned in TPAC’s application…. Read More ›
On March 6, Supervisor Eric Mar held a special hearing of the Neighborhood Services & Safety Committee, to look into the growing problems that have arisen since the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) allowed our streets to be flooded with… Read More ›
The current number of plates collected in our efforts to document the number of personal vehicles providing commercial taxi service (“TNCs”), congesting the streets and unfairly competing with the 1,900 or so authorized and legal San Francisco taxicabs, has now… Read More ›
California Department of Insurance Issues Warning to TNC Drivers Notice to Transportation Network Company Drivers If you drive for a Transportation Network Company (TNC), you should be aware of the following potential gaps in insurance for TNC drivers. (A TNC… Read More ›