Taxi

Drafted bylaws could up-end Uber’s Kingston operation

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) held a meeting on Wednesday to continue the review of recently drafted bylaws that could disrupt the operations of ridesharing companies like Uber in Kingston.Continue...

AMS’s seat at City council required, but only when they’re sure students care

The AMS’s involvement in the City of Kingston’s Uber debate exemplifies why students vote for representatives — to advocate for their needs, even if the way they advocate isn’t always perfect.Continue...

AMS launches petition to prevent Uber from being forced out of Kingston

On Sept. 30, the AMS Executive sent a petition to the Queen’s student body, protesting the City’s attempt to drive Uber out of Kingston.Continue...

Taxi driver and passenger violently attacked by group

Detectives for the Kingston Police (KP) are looking for witnesses of a violent assault of a taxi driver by eight to 10 assailants that occurred earlier this month.Continue...

Don’t drive taxis away

Whether you’re getting picked up after a night out or taking a trip across town, Uber is efficient and affordable. But I’m okay with paying a few extra dollars for a taxi if it means supporting someone’s primary income, even if it’s not always the cheapest option.Continue...

Uber starts up in Kingston

With Uber in town, Queen’s students no longer have to rely solely on taxis for a late night drive home.

As of Thursday, the ride-sharing service became available in Kingston along with...Continue...

Talking Heads: Do you think Kingston is viable market for Uber?

Talking Heads for Friday, Feb. 12, 2015.Continue...

Uber not so über for Kingston

As a de facto ridesharing company, Uber has a decent model, but it’s unlikely to thrive in Kingston.Continue...

A ride to remember

Taxi drivers are a group of storytellers that often go unacknowledged in this city.

In my experience, you’re able to hear a driver’s life story, learn a few of their dreams and...Continue...