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Cab Driver Dead After Shooting in Burien Late Tuesday Afternoon

Cab Driver Dead After Shooting in Burien Late Tuesday Afternoon

A male cab driver is dead after a shooting in Burien late Tuesday afternoon, the King County Sheriff’s Office reported. The incident happened in the 14000 block of 8th Avenue South (map below). Police... [Read more]

STITA Loses Round, Vows To Fight On To Retain Airport Cab Service Contract

STITA Loses Round, Vows To Fight On To Retain Airport Cab Service Contract

by Jack Mayne The Seattle-Tacoma International Taxicab Association (STITA) lost another round in its fight to retain a contract with the Port of Seattle to be the sole provider of cab service leaving the... [Read more]

Taxi Driver Returns “Very Large Amount Of Cash”

Taxi Driver Returns “Very Large Amount Of Cash”

by Jack Mayne A cab driver for the Seattle-Tacoma International Taxi Association (STITA), Jaskaran Singh, is credited with finding and returning an envelope of cash to a family that flew into Seattle-Tacoma... [Read more]

STITA Wants Port To Disqualify Yellow From Airport Cab Contract

STITA Wants Port To Disqualify Yellow From Airport Cab Contract

by Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle has been accused by a taxicab company of violating the state open meeting act and seeks to have the Port restrained from signing a contract with Yellow Cab for exclusive... [Read more]

STITA Cab Challenges Yellow Taxi Lobbyist Over Role In Taxi Contract

STITA Cab Challenges Yellow Taxi Lobbyist Over Role In Taxi Contract

On Thursday (April 15) STITA Cab announced that it is challenging Chris Van Dyk, lobbyist for Yellow Taxi, to provide documents and answer questions about his role in drafting two rival taxi contract proposals. Yet,... [Read more]

Court Ruling Prevents Port Of Seattle From Signing Taxi Contract. For Now.

Court Ruling Prevents Port Of Seattle From Signing Taxi Contract. For Now.

In the continuing saga of STITA vs the Port of Seattle, on Monday (Feb. 22nd), the Washington state Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the cab company by granting a temporary injunction against the Port... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Taxi Competitor Questions Port’s Fairness

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Taxi Competitor Questions Port’s Fairness

As the owner of Shuttle Express, a provider of passenger service at Sea-Tac International Airport, I have been following the Port of Seattle’s recent decision to replace STITA (Sea-Tac International... [Read more]

Port Of Seattle Being Sued By Second Taxi Company

Port Of Seattle Being Sued By Second Taxi Company

The Port of Seattle is apparently being sued by a second taxi company – this time by Rainier Dispatch (aka Farwest Taxi) for ignoring collusion. This is the latest twist in an ongoing legal war... [Read more]

STITA Cab’s Stay Against Port Of Seattle Upheld. For Now.

STITA Cab’s Stay Against Port Of Seattle Upheld. For Now.

With more twists and turns than Maplewild Ave SW, Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 9th) the case of STITA vs the Port of Seattle took another turn – the Court of Appeals Commissioner issued an order that... [Read more]

STITA Taxi Files Lawsuit Against Port Of Seattle For Breaking Contract

STITA Taxi Files Lawsuit Against Port Of Seattle For Breaking Contract

On Monday (Feb. 1st), the Seattle-Tacoma International Taxi Association (STITA) announced a lawsuit against the Port of Seattle to stop the Port from “unfairly awarding” its airport taxi contract... [Read more]

STITA Taxi Drivers Will Rally Against Port Of Seattle Monday

STITA Taxi Drivers Will Rally Against Port Of Seattle Monday

Members of the Seattle-Tacoma International Taxi Association (STITA) will rally against the Port of Seattle Monday, Feb. 1st beginning at Noon in downtown Seattle, in an effort to heighten awareness of... [Read more]

Rep. Upthegrove Gets Up In Shady Limo Drivers’ Faces

Rep. Upthegrove Gets Up In Shady Limo Drivers’ Faces

A bill that would level the playing field between taxi cabs and certain types of limousines has passed out of the House Transportation Committee ahead of a crucial cutoff deadline that keeps it alive in... [Read more]

Craigslist Ad O'The Day: "I Have Your Camera…Maybe"

Craigslist Ad O'The Day: "I Have Your Camera…Maybe"

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > seattle > lost & found: Found this rather amusing “Found” posting on Craigslist (our fave part is the second paragraph, where the Finder... [Read more]