TAXI & FHV

‘They were conned’: How reckless loans devastated a generation of taxi drivers

‘They were conned’: How reckless loans devastated a generation of taxi drivers

Investigative reporter Brian M. Rosenthal and his team from the New York Times have spent over 10 months, interviewed 450 people, built a database of every medallion sale since 1995 and reviewed thousands of individual loans and other documents, including internal bank records and confidential profit-sharing agreements. The investigation found example after example of drivers(…)

PRODUCT NEWS

Karhoo partners with SNCF to launch ground-breaking mobility platform ‘Mon Chauffeur’

Karhoo partners with SNCF to launch ground-breaking mobility platform ‘Mon Chauffeur’

Karhoo announced a ground-breaking partnership with SNCF Mobilités bringing door-to-door transport services to travellers across France. Karhoo has created an innovative new platform which enables travellers on SNCF’s high-speed trains to book first and last mile journeys by taxi or private hire vehicle. The service called “Mon Chauffeur” can be accessed through the OUI.sncf app(…)

OPINION

INSTANT INTELL

US taxi & FHV association TLPA changes its name to ‘The Transportation Alliance’ at New Orleans Spring Conference & Expo

US taxi & FHV association TLPA changes its name to ‘The Transportation Alliance’ at New Orleans Spring Conference & Expo

The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) will now be known as ‘The Transportation Alliance.’ The name change is part of a strategic positioning and rebranding effort that has been underway for more than a year within the 101-year-old trade association. The name was unveiled and officially adopted at a meeting of the group’s membership(…)

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