Tag Archives: winter

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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Driving the slow winter days

I drove Friday and Sunday during the day. During my shifts Fridays are usually busy, and this Friday was no different. Even though I didn’t get out until an hour later than usual I was still able to make almost … Continue reading

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Tourists hibernate for winter. My earnings decrease.

Tourism is San Francisco’s top industry by revenue. San Francisco is the 3rd most popular destination for overseas tourists. (1) (2) During the summer at least a quarter of all of my fares were tourists. Sometimes these visitors are aggravating … Continue reading

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