New App Helps Taxicabs Compete With Rideshare

New App Helps Taxicabs Compete With Rideshare

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Mohamed Farah says when he came to Ohio in 1996, driving a taxi was a good way to earn a living. “Before the rideshare comes in, we were living a sufficient life, we were paying our bills on time. We have to raise our family like everyone else,” said Farah, Independent Taxicab Association of Columbus…

New ride share app brings back hope for Columbus taxi drivers

New ride share app brings back hope for Columbus taxi drivers

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new rideshare app called, WINICabs just launched in Columbus. The new app puts all the city’s taxi drivers under one app. The app is now bringing back hope for many taxi drivers who have been struggling for the last couple of years because of other rideshare apps. Mateyas Amedmariam has been in the taxi service for a while…

Transportation Roundup: Last Day Set For Downtown Shuttle

Transportation Roundup: Last Day Set For Downtown Shuttle

The end is near for the Smart Circuit, the driverless shuttle that has been operating in Downtown Columbus since last December. Jennifer Fening, a spokesperson for Smart Columbus, said that the contract with the shuttle’s operator – May Mobility – is nearly up and that the last day to take a ride on one of the five-passenger vehicles will be…

Leveling the Playing Field for Taxis

Leveling the Playing Field for Taxis

Ride-share services, like Uber and Lyft, have cut into the traditional taxi business. Users love the ease of the apps. But ride-sharing has had its share of troubles, including media coverage of riders being victimized after getting into the wrong car, assuming it was the driver they hailed. That has raised questions over the safety of ride-share services…

Get ready!

Get ready!

WINIcabs has completed its beta testing in the U.S. with the local taxi and hospitality communities. Get ready for the launch in your area soon!


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