taxi

A taxi cab rooftop sign in Whitehorse on Feb. 2. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Online survey investigates taxi safety

Two women’s advocacy groups have launched an online survey collecting Yukoners’ negative…

 

A taxi cab rooftop sign in Whitehorse on Feb. 2. Whitehorse’s city staff and council have responded to concerns regarding taxi safety circulating social media and reported by the News last week. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

City issued 26 taxi violation tickets in 2020: bylaw services

City council and staff addressed recent concerns regarding taxi safety on Jan. 2

 

KDFN chief expresses ‘outrage’ after citizen with appropriate voucher denied cab rides

The citizen was trying to get from Whitehorse airport to the hospital to see his dying brother

 

Cab classes continue to be offered, free of charge, through January

Roughly 30 drivers have taken mandatory training

Victim in alleged Whitehorse hit-and-run sues taxi driver, Premier Cabs

Vincent Charlie alleges that he continues to suffer from the impacts of the Feb. 8 crash

Whitehorse to require taxi training if council passes bylaw change

Proposal comes after women’s groups raise safety concerns

Changes proposed for Whitehorse cab companies

New rules include madatory training for drivers, hardwired cameras

Taxi driver arrested after pedestrian struck outside Salvation Army

Victim, 40, taken to hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries

Whitehorse city council to review taxi bylaw

Whitehorse city council will review its vehicle-for-hire bylaw. The bylaw was rewritten…

Three of four Whitehorse cabs had mandatory cameras switched off

Bylaw amendments proposed in wake of safety concerns

City of Whitehorse tells taxi passengers who feel unsafe to not travel alone

Suggestion criticized by advocates for placing burden of safety on passengers, not taxi companies

Take action on taxi assaults, women’s groups tell City of Whitehorse

‘Taxi cab drivers sexually assaulting women in taxis is not a new issue’