Taxi and car service

Berlin taxi drivers block the boulevard 'Strasse des 17. Juni', Street of June 17, in front of the Brandenburg Gate, during a protest in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Taxi driver protest against government plans over the growth of app-based ride-hailing services that they say threaten their livelihood. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
April 10, 2019 - 9:51 am
BERLIN (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in Berlin and other German cities in a slow-driving protest against government plans to liberalize the market. Taxis in Berlin converged on the capital's famous Brandenburg Gate, filling up the wide boulevard that leads west from the monument...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 5, 2017 file photo, taxi drivers block traffic as they protest the growing number of unlicensed drivers offering transport services in Warsaw, Poland. Hundreds of taxi drivers drove at a crawl and walked in Poland’s capital to protest a new law allowing and regulating ride-hailing services like Uber. The protesters who held up Warsaw traffic on Monday, April 8, 2019 said the law approved last week will put cabbies out of work by subjecting them to unfair competition from people who don’t drive professionally. Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk said the law requires ride-hailing services to pay taxes and observe the same rules as cab companies. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
April 08, 2019 - 5:25 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers drove at a crawl and walked in Poland's capital to protest a new law allowing and regulating ride-hailing services like Uber. The protesters who held up Warsaw traffic on Monday said the law adopted by the government last week will put cabbies out of...
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Lyft co-founders John Zimmer, front second from left, and Logan Green, front second from right, cheer as they as they ring a ceremonial opening bell in Los Angeles, Friday, March 29, 2019. On Friday the San Francisco company's stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol "LYFT." (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
March 29, 2019 - 6:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lyft's shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing industry. The stock opened at $87.24, up 21 percent from its offering price of $72. It closed at $78.29, up 8.7 percent, giving the company a $27...
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Lyft co-founders John Zimmer, front second from left, and Logan Green, front second from right, cheer as they as they ring a ceremonial opening bell in Los Angeles, Friday, March 29, 2019. On Friday the San Francisco company's stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol "LYFT." (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
March 29, 2019 - 5:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lyft's shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing industry. The stock opened at $87.24, up 21 percent from its offering price of $72. It closed at $78.29, up 8.7 percent, giving the company a $27...
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February 06, 2019 - 5:29 am
MADRID (AP) — Taxi drivers in Madrid have ended a 16-day strike after failing to force authorities in the Spanish capital to impose tighter restrictions on ride-hailing companies like Uber and Cabify. Fifty-three percent of over 7,000 taxi drivers who voted late Tuesday backed calling off the...
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January 31, 2019 - 12:24 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ride-hailing companies Uber and Cabify said Thursday that they would stop operating in Barcelona after the regional government passed tighter regulations to appease taxi drivers. Uber said in a statement that the law requiring users of the ride-hailing apps to contract...
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January 31, 2019 - 7:06 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ride-hailing companies Uber and Cabify say they will stop operating in Barcelona after the regional government in northeastern Spain passed tighter regulations. Uber says in a statement Thursday that the law requiring users of the ride-hailing apps to contract services 15...
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Police officers remove taxi drivers who were blocking the Castellana avenue, during a strike in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Police are clearing taxis blocking a main avenue in the Spanish capital as part of a weeklong standoff with authorities over the growth of app-based ride-hailing services that they say threaten their livelihood. The striking taxi drivers want the regional government in Madrid to impose tighter regulations for rides hailed through apps like Uber and Cabify. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
January 28, 2019 - 5:27 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police on Monday cleared away taxis that blocked a main avenue in the capital of Madrid, the latest action in a weeklong standoff with authorities over the growth of app-based ride-hailing services that cab drivers say threaten their livelihood. The local and national police...
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Police officers remove taxi drivers who were blocking the Castellana avenue, during a strike in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Police are clearing taxis blocking a main avenue in the Spanish capital as part of a weeklong standoff with authorities over the growth of app-based ride-hailing services that they say threaten their livelihood. The striking taxi drivers want the regional government in Madrid to impose tighter regulations for rides hailed through apps like Uber and Cabify. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
January 28, 2019 - 4:19 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police are clearing away taxis that are blocking a main avenue in the capital of Madrid, the latest action in a weeklong standoff with authorities over the growth of app-based ride-hailing services that taxi drivers say threaten their livelihood. The striking Spanish taxi...
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January 24, 2019 - 9:07 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say that two taxi drivers protesting for tighter regulations for app-based ride-hailing services have been arrested in clashes with police in Madrid that slightly injured three officers. Protestors clashed with police for a second straight day on Thursday outside a...
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