Posts Tagged ‘cab’

City cracking down on non-licensed taxicabs

VICKSBURG — Complaints from Vicksburg residents and taxi companies have moved police to crack down on bootleg cabs operating in violation of a local ordinance. Police Chief Walter Armstrong tells The Vicksburg Post that police have received calls from some city residents complaining about the cabs, adding one resident has made several complaints about the […] [...]

Cabbies facing board-ordered log-keeping

by Associated Press Published: November 17,2013

Tags: cab, city government, city of Vicksburg, log, Public Transportation Board, Rita Wyatt, Stan Colling, taxi, transportation

VICKSBURG — Taxi drivers could soon be required to keep log books chronicling their activities. The Vicksburg Post reported a meeting has been set for Dec. 9 involving the city’s Public Transportation Board and cab company owners. The board set the meeting Tuesday after member Stan Collins suggested the logs as a way to ensure […] [...]

Aldermen mulling ordinance change to allow for pedicabs

by Associated Press Published: November 7,2013

Tags: cab, city government, city of Oxford, Hiram Eastland, Oxford Board of Aldermen, pedicab, taxi, transportation

OXFORD — The Oxford Board of Aldermen will consider changing the city’s taxi law to allow for at least two new pedicab companies to provide service around downtown Oxford. The proposed change to the ordinance had a first reading at Tuesday’s board meeting. If approved, the law would allow pedicabs to operate in Oxford on […] [...]

New regulation in place, city’s taxis must be inspected

VICKSBURG — Vicksburg’s three cab companies must have their vehicles inspected this month as part of new city regulations. The Vicksburg Post reports the city’s Public Transportation Board approved the new rules about two months ago. The grace period ended Tuesday. The cabs must be inspected at city’s Vehicle Maintenance Department. The board approved 20 […] [...]

Police want tighter controls on vehicle-for-hire companies

VICKSBURG — The Public Transportation Board is reviewing a proposal from the Vicksburg police department for penalizing companies offering vehicles for hire for violations of the local cab ordinance. The Vicksburg Post reports the transportation board got a first look at the proposal this week and will review it again June 11. “This came about […] [...]

Supervisors mull new taxi rules, fees after drivers’ protest

by Associated Press Published: March 12,2013

Tags: board of supervisors, cab, county government, driver, fee, ordinance, regulation, rule, supervisor, taxi, transportation, travel

BILOXI — The Harrison County Board of Supervisors will hold a workshop in the next two weeks to discuss rules and fees for the taxi industry. The Sun Herald reports taxi drivers appeared before the board to protest the fees they are paying under the taxi commission established by the Legislature in 2010. Leisa Leisy, […] [...]

Board mulling changes to city’s taxi ordinance

by Associated Press Published: January 14,2013

Tags: board, bus, cab, change, city, government, law, limousine, meeting, ordinance, taxi, tourism, tourist, transportation, travel, vacation, visitor

VICKSBURG — The Public Transportation Board is working on 20 proposed changes to Vicksbirg’s taxi ordinance. Board chairman Jim Stirgus Jr. tells the Vicksburg Post the plan is to bring all vehicles for hire under one ordinance. He said the board would consider the changes on Feb. 12. The current ordinance defines only taxis and […] [...]

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