Window buttons and seat belts both have more germs than backseats in the study.   (WCBS/WAFB/CNN) – Catching an Uber or Lyft has become ultra convenient for millions of Americans, but you should know, you’re likely jumping into the backseat of a ride filled with germs. A new study finds rideshares carry triple the amount […]

The Summit County Prosecutor’s Office is offering free taxi rides for Summit County residents starting at 6 p.m. on July 3 until 6 a.m. on July 5. Police said officials are doing this to make sure no one drinks and drives. The campaign is called Arrive Alive. The number to call to set up a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Yellow Cab Company parked its fleet after more than 80 years in business. The company made the announcement before Memorial Day. Between 40 to 50 drivers and 14 dispatchers will be out of their jobs and not expected to receive severance or health benefits, according to the general manager. She […]

(RNN) – A taxi crashed into a group of pedestrians, injuring several, the Massachusetts State Police tweeted. Officials tell CNN that the accident is a result of driver error. Ten people have been taken to several different hospitals, some with serious injuries, the  Boston Globe said. The incident occurred at 1:44 ET at the taxi pool of Logan […]

CLEVELAND– Rides on the Cleveland Metroparks water taxi are free for the rest of the season thanks to a donation from ArcelorMittal. The 26-foot yacht makes trips between the East and West Bank of the Flats. It fits 17 people and four bikes, and is also dog friendly. The water taxi is in operation from 4 […]

Detailing what many Black people know as one of the oldest racial profiling experiences, famed weatherman Al Roker took to Twitter Saturday night to announce that he filed a complaint after a NYC Yellow cab allegedly passed him to pick up a White man. “Wonder why Uber wins,” Roker wrote, mentioning the ride-share company that […]

A New York City judge has ordered a yellow taxi driver to pay $25,000 in fines and compensation for bypassing a Black executive and her family to pick up White passengers, according to DNAInfo New York. Judge Raymond Kramer ruled last week that Baqir Raza must pay $10,000 in compensation toCynthia Jordan and a $15,000 […]

OHIO – Friday marked the day Uber reported that it made more than 2 million trips in Ohio since its launch in Columbus in December 2013. According to a press release, after Uber was launched in the state’s capital, the company expanded its services to include Cleveland, Cincinnati, Akron, Toledo, Dayton and other cities. It created […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Akron police say a Yellow Cab driver was beaten with a brick and then robbed of his cab, cell phone and wallet. The assault happened around 11:30 Tuesday night. Police say the cab driver picked up the passenger in the 800 block of West Market Street and drove to the 500 block of Howe […]