Why Can't Paris Add Taxi Jobs?

Paris's taxi shortage is emblematic of Europe's economic crisis -- a sign that anti-competitive laws are a failure, says David Frum.

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    ... the time my husband Lauren and I visited Paris. ... up and down some streets to find a taxi to take ... To add to the commotion, our French ...
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    A taxi passes an ad for the Uber car and ride-sharing service in Paris in this March 11 file ... The company said it has no plans to add an option
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    So in Paris, they wear a lot of black (in the winter) & basics. ... in the bill (when you pay with a credit card, there is no place to add a tip).
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    The company, which already operates in big Indonesian cities like Bandung and Surabaya, also plans to broaden its reach and add more drivers. Its ambition, however, has been met with regulatory obstacles and strong resistance from established taxi ...
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  • Brussels bombers linked to Paris assault
    Wednesday’s revelations add to mounting evidence connecting the cells behind the ... Ibrahim El Bakraoui computer message Belgian authorities were also helped by a taxi driver who unwittingly drove the attackers to the airport on Tuesday.
    03/23/2016 - 7:15 pm | View Link
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    When the taxi arrived at the man's home ... we urge the U.S. Department of Justice to add its resources to the case and to help bring the perpetrator to justice," said CAIR-Pittsburgh Program Director Alia Schindler. "Federal officials need to send ...
    11/29/2015 - 3:53 am | View Link
  • Stephen Colbert ‘Visibly Shaken’ By Paris Attacks, Announces News To ‘Late Night’ Audience
    We add our thoughts and prayers to everyone in Paris ... She said she was looking for a taxi. They were about four miles from home.” [Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for Montclair Film Festival]
    11/14/2015 - 5:53 am | View Link
  • French cab drivers protest Uber: What Paris might learn from Peoria, Ill. (+video)
    Add France to the list of countries unhappy with Uber. French taxi drivers took to the streets Thursday, blocking roads to train stations and airports in Paris and other cities as part of a nationwide protest against the ride-hailing company, Reuters reported.
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    It´s quite interesting how often I see this question posted on travel forums. The Eiffel Tower is a compelling attraction even if one only has hours in Paris.
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