Taxis

Transportation
9:39 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Ride-Share Service Uber Comes To Boise For Free Trial

Uber is coming to Boise, at least temporarily. The ride-sharing app, which connects passengers with drivers, starts a temporary free trail in the city Thursday.

Uber has been around since 2009 and operates in more than 200 cities worldwide.

It works like this: riders download an app on their phone, plug in a destination, and choose a driver to pick them up. Drivers use their own cars.

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Boise City Hall
5:50 pm
Sat May 5, 2012

Boise Takes Up Compromise Taxi Ordinance

Taxis wait for pasengers at Boise's airport
Adam Cotterell Boise State Public Radio

The city of Boise has revived its proposed overhaul of taxi ordinances after making changes requested by drivers.

With 24 cars ABC is one of Boise’s largest taxi companies. Tom Walker owns it. He objects to Boise’s proposed rule changes even though he says he’s already doing most of them. That includes the requirement that cabs take credit and debit cards.

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