Tag Archives: Austin Cab Company

Friday, April 5, 2019 by Ryan Thornton

Austin’s oldest cab franchise calls it quits

After more than 75 years in business, the city’s longest-running taxicab operator, Austin Cab Company, closed its doors on Saturday, March 30.The franchise had been in business since 1943 and was one of only four taxicab businesses (the city officially…

Friday, May 22, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Council pushes ahead on taxicab contracts, co-op

City Council concluded another chapter in the current taxicab franchise renewal saga Thursday, voting to tentatively renew contracts with the city’s three service providers and amend related regulations. It also directed city staff to explore creating a fourth, cooperative franchise.While…

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