Archive for December, 2012


The history of London’s black cabs

When I picked up my first fare in Covent Garden last month, I couldn’t even open the passenger doors. I had two gentlemen fresh from dinner in Langley Street, and I was panicking, pressing all the buttons I could find, fumbling with keys. Nonetheless they were delighted when I told them they were my first, [...]


In one of those “why has no one done this before?” moments, a company is to offer free Wi-Fi to people traveling in London taxis.
The free wifi service, named CabWifi, will launch shortly having just been given approval by Transport for London. In return for free Internet browsing, users will
have to watch a 15 second [...]

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