Liberty Cab

Brendan Keany
June 06, 2019 - 12:25 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra was recently named Liberty Cab's COO by company founder and president Bill Yuhnke, and he says he's ready to be creative and innovative in what has become a competitive industry. "Obviously, the industry is going through a...
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Tom Puckett
June 04, 2019 - 5:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra is joining the Liberty Cab team as Chief Operating Officer. "I hope to build on the very successful business that has been created over the last 42 years in my new role with Buffalo-based Liberty Cab," says Giambra. Liberty founder and...
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March 29, 2018 - 2:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - According to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, ride sharing services have not lowered DWI numbers in Erie County. In fact, the numbers have gone up. Poloncarz wrote the following message on Facebook: Interesting statistics from Erie County's Central Police Services show...
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Mike Baggerman
January 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Officials from area cab companies met with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to discuss the current dynamics between the cab companies and ridesharing companies. "I would describe our meeting with the mayor as a first step," Robert Boreanaz, an attorney representing the taxi...
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Tom Puckett
January 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Local cab companies will meet with Mayor Brown Tuesday to try to come up with ways to make taxis competitive with the growing market of ridesharing. "It seems to be a select group of taxi people, and I hope we can come up with some working arrangement," says Bill Yuhnke of...
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Liberty Cab
Mike Baggerman
December 07, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Taxi cab representatives met with the Buffalo Common Council on Tuesday to present information about an apparent unequal playing field in their competition against ride hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. "We're fighting this battle with one hand behind our back," Bill...
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Tom Puckett
June 02, 2017 - 5:09 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Fire damaged the Liberty Cab garage on Kenmore Avenue Friday afternoon. Bill Yuhnke of Liberty Cab says the fire started on the roof, but doesn't know how it began. "All the cabs are working. There's no down time as far as cab service in Buffalo," says Yuhnke. Yuhkne notes the...
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Mike Baggerman
April 08, 2017 - 8:18 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the New York State budget on the verge of passing, that means ridesharing services will make its much anticipated debut in Western New York. But what does that mean for cab companies? Bill Yuhnke, President of Liberty Cab, told WBEN that he has been preparing for this...
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