Jun 6, 2014 — The smartphone-linked services have run afoul of taxi drivers who accuse them of having lax insurance and background checks.
Mar 10, 2014 — Taxi companies have been vocal opponents of web-based "ride-share" services, which they say have an unfair advantage because they're playing by different rules.
Feb 1, 2013 — The iconic black cabs of London got a lift Friday when a Chinese company rescued the British automaker that manufactures the taxis. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group said it will pay $17.5 million to buy Manganese Bronze Holdings, which has been making the cabs since 1899.
Sep 11, 2012 — On today's show, we have four short Planet Money stories.
Nov 29, 2011 — Last month in New York City, two taxi medallions, the metal plates that make it legal to dive a cab in the city, sold for $1 million each. On today's show, we find out why these little pieces of metal are worth so much.
Oct 20, 2011 — The price of a New York City taxi medallion has gone through the roof in the past few decades. Here's why.