Wednesday, June 26, 2013

L.A. taxi operators protest app-summoned 'bandit' drivers

L.A. taxi operators protest app-summoned 'bandit' drivers: Cab operators circle City Hall over ride-sharing firms Lyft, Sidecar and Uber, which say they plan to fight cease-and-desist orders.

Hundreds of taxicabs inched around Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday morning, horns blaring in unison, to protest against a trio of so-called high-tech bandit taxi companies that let smartphone users summon a car with the swipe of a finger.