A deputy commissioner at the New York Taxi & Limousine Commission also says the Hailo hailing app should be approved this week and join just-approved rival app Uber.
After a lawsuit put a yearlong e-hail pilot program on hold, taxi-hailing app startups like Uber, GetTaxi, and Hailo are now given a green light.
We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.
Private-car summoning service launches pilot program allowing taxi customers to use a smartphone app to request a cab. But the app won't accept payments, at least at first.
After foot-dragging by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, a pilot program that lets users summon a taxi with a smartphone app is becoming a reality.
The private car-summoning service delivers its cab-hailing program to San Francisco after acquiescing to regulatory resistance in New York.
Taxi drivers brought several European cities to a standstill today in protest against controversial e-hailing app Uber. Click through the pictures to see how bad things got.
Taxi drivers will put the brakes on European cities today to protest against e-hailing app Uber, but critics argue the protest is "pointless" and "crazy."
Representatives of the London taxi industry say authorities are "kowtowing to Uber's money" as the e-hailing app heads for a legal showdown in the UK.
With a taxi driver demonstration set to gridlock the city, London's transport authority is turning to the courts to provide a definitive ruling on controversial e-hailing app Uber.