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Council deregulates city's taxis

Original post made on Oct 14, 2009

The City Council has decided to open the city to competition among taxi cab companies, ending the lock held by the two cab companies — Yellow Cab Company of the Peninsula and Checker Cab of Silicon Valley — who until now had sole permission to operate in Mountain View.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 1:42 PM

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Posted by Political Insider
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Oct 14, 2009 at 8:06 pm

This is great news. Better, safer service and fair prices


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Posted by MV Girl
a resident of The Crossings
on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:58 pm

As a woman who is blind and who uses a Guide Dog, I hope the new taxi companies wanting to operate in Mt. View realize that it is illegal to refuse a Guide Dog. I have been left waiting for a ride for hours by the two existing companies because of having a Guide Dog. Checker also ask if I have a Guide Dog when I call for a ride because the drivers have reported that I do and this is also illegal. I am hoping that service improves for all Mt. View residents.


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