Cleveland Taxi Company Yellow Cab to Shut Down

[image-1]Crain's has reported that 80-year-old Cleveland taxi company Yellow Cab, which includes Zone Cab, Westlake Cab and Express, will close.

The fleet of more than 120 cars and vans, and an estimated 220 drivers, has been affected by the growth of app-based ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft.

"This company is a dinosaur," a driver told reporter Jay Miller.

The driver said he thought operations will be shutting down on June 25.
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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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