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Cab earnings update: seasonal rise in demand for taxis offsets increased fuel and gate costs.

San Francisco cab drivers face two recent cost pressures: a recent gate fee increase combined with the recent climb in gas prices. Fortunately, these cost pressures come at a time when aggregate demand for taxis in the City is increasing. … Continue reading

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Should the City allow cab companies to charge higher gate fees to taxi drivers?

In some ways, blogs are great. They present frequently updated writing with a nice user interface that emphasizes recent postings first. But, most blog interfaces (including this one) bury old postings even if new, interesting and worthy comments are posted. … Continue reading

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It’s quiet in the City driving between holidays.

Above: an elevated view of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (Source) I didn’t want to fart around and write more blog entries yesterday, so I showed up to DeSoto early in the morning to see if they had an … Continue reading

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