The Taxi Alternative It's been eight weeks since taxi competitors Uber and Lyft started up in Miami-Dade County.
Taxi Drivers Plead With Commission For ChangesA CBS4 News investigation that profiled Miami-Dade’s taxi cab industry revealed that many drivers feel they are overworked and underpaid.
Taxi Cab Drivers' Extreme Working Conditions Some of Miami's taxi drivers feel as if they work under “slave conditions.” They said they work long hours, don’t receive enough income and want to see a difference in the way the transportation system works in South Florida.
Miami-Dade Commission Takes Up Taxi ReformReforms in the county’s ordinances governing for-hire transportation, like taxi cabs and limousines, is being taken up by the Miami-Dade Commission.
Taxi Drivers Protest "Slave" Like Working ConditionsDozens of Miami-Dade cab drivers protested in front of county hall on Monday, one day before the commission debate on taxi industry reforms. “We don’t want to be slave to the taxi company anymore,” said Raymond Francis with the New Vision Taxi Drivers Association.