cover photo for Green Taxi Video

Oakland cab outfit goes hybrid

on February 24, 2010

Friendly Cab in Oakland has put 15 Ford Escape hybrids on the road in the last month in an effort to reduce its carbon emissions.  That video story is above.  In the bonus video to the right, long-time cab driver Timothy Baker shares a bit about life on the road in Oakland.

20100224_mongeau_taxi_extra | An Oakland cabbie’s life

20100224_mongeau_taxi_extra | An Oakland cabbie’s life


  1. Ken Ott on February 25, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    I recently also saw a yellow Prius in Oakland with the green City of Oakland Taxi sticker that was branded Golden Cab.

    Good move!

  2. Gale Henderson on March 21, 2010 at 5:19 pm

    Right. I’ll believe it when I see it. It wont matter with the crapy service they provide.

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