• Ranjona Banerji: Driven by black-and-yellow nostalgia

    Going places has always been easy in Mumbai, thanks to its black-and-yellow cabs and trains, which is what this columnist misses most

  • Mumbai's first taxis with SOS button hit the road

    After receiving a go-ahead from the state transport department, black-and-yellow taxi aggregator Apna Cabs fitted 15 vehicles with the prototype of an SOS system on a pilot-basis

  • Mumbai: Cabbie returns businessman's pouch containing Rs 1.25L

    In a city where opportunists are waiting to prey on you, Mehul Khokhani is a lucky man! Despite forgetting his cash-laden pouch in a prepaid cool cab, Khokhani recovered it thanks to its honest driver Jagat Singh

  • Union, aggregator clash over mobile app for Mumbai cabs

    The Transport department has issued its letter of intent to a mobile aggregator for operating a mobile app and call centre for black and yellow taxis and Cool Cabs; the Mumbai Taximen’s Union has also finalised its app

  • Mumbai police use cool cab to nab criminals

    Criminals, who till now got alerted whenever they saw a white jeep in their vicinity, are now getting deceived by this latest modus operandi adopted by cops to trace criminals

  • Mumbai taxis to sport 'For Hire' signs from June

    The Transport department is looking to finalise rule that will make it mandatory for the black-and-yellow cabs to display the signs on their vehicle rooftops to assist passengers

  • Cool cabs become 'uncool'

    Passengers say filthy cabs, faulty AC system, delays in arrival and rookie drivers ensure that the service is no longer value for money

  • An uber cool cab ride in Mumbai

    Get your private driver at the touch of a button through Uber that makes hailing a cab easier than ever before

  • Cool cabs get a touch of luxury

    Transport dept allows addition of two high-end vehicles � Toyota Etios and Chevrolet Sail UVA � to the existing fleet of cool cabs

  • Not so cool cabs

    The air-conditioned taxis � introduced in the city with much fanfare in 1997 � now find few takers among commuters, cabbies and even the authorities

  • I-T sleuth fined for using beacon on cool cab roof

    For the last two days, the traffic police have clamped down heavily on all government officers and others who use the official red or yellow beacon on private vehicles

  • Get ready for a ride in a semi-cool cab

    Later this year, you can take a cool ride in regular black-and-yellow taxis fitted with ACs, by paying just 10% more than the regular fare

  • Power of one

    Just a Re 1 difference between minimum fare of regular and cool cabs from August 1

  • Cool cabs for a pool party

    In a first for the taxis, the blue and silver fleet begins share-a-cab services to long distances