Photo: The Mini-Modal hybrid concept cab. Image courtesy of the Design Trust for Public Space.

Taxicab Business and Operations

2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi

Nissan's 2014 NV200 Taxi is the New York City "Taxi of Tomorrow"

Featured items

driver license print-out

A perfect print-out

Ford transit concept car

Ford Transit Connect Taxi at the NYC Auto Show, March 2008


Photo of a redesigned Standard Taxi prototype
-Photo courtesy of Marc Klein
The MV-1 (originally introduced as the Standard Taxi) is designed to be wheelchair accessible and easy to maintain.

Photo of a TX4 London cab

TX4 London cab by London Taxis International

Mercedes Benz Vito taxi interior

Interior passenger seating of the Euro 5 Vito Taxi from Mercedes-Benz

Cabs seeking fares on the Internet

This section showcases a handful of websites that illustrate how a taxi company can use the Internet to improve service, make a good impression, and bring in new business. See also the Advertising Services section further down this page.

Insurance and risk reduction

Sign or sticker warning passengers not to open the door in the path of bicyclists

In-cab signage can reduce risk

Seatbelt graphic

Seatbelt reminder from the City of Auburn in New South Wales

Professional services

Photo inside a busy computerized call centre
-Courtesy of Dial-A-Cab
Call-takers at work in the busy computerized call centre of Dial-A-Cab in London, England.


Mobile Knowledge in-cab terminal

Mobile Knowledge data terminal

Photo: taximeter and MDT

An electronic taximeter and mobile data terminal.

Photo of a small business office

Many taxi companies are small businesses.

Safety equipment and services

Red FX3 taxicab

An expatriate FX3 London cab used by a gift delivery service in Winnipeg. 1994 photo courtesy of Norman Beattie.

Advertising services for the taxi industry

Ad for 1968 Checker diesels

1968 ad for Checker Diesels

Diamond cab ad

A good ad can make a lasting impression.

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