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What you need is for the politicians to grow a pair.

The taxi companies could play this a bit smarter. I don't really think the monorail would damage their business. Extending it to the airport is not going to fix the problem that you have to haul your baggage for miles between whatever station you get off at and the checkin desk.

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I've had more than Tom's quoted 67% of bad experiences with cabs.
Once, I was long hauled from airport to the Orleans. I was on my phone checking email or something and not really paying attn until I realized it seemed to be taking way to long to get there, when I looked up I had no clue where I was. I asked the guy where we were and he said 'back way'. I mumbled 'you mean 'long way'. Just as I was getting a little concerned I spotted the Palms in the distance so I knew we were close. Final fare, $29 .. no tip.

Twice that I remember saying 'no tunnel please' the driver got an attitude and I've had the same conversation with several drivers as Luci describes above (BS about busy traffic).

I've been rudely propositioned, asked if I was f'n drunk, and dropped off in odd places (like Alora's driveway drop off).

My theory is, there are just a lot of miserable cab drivers that don't make much money and don't know how to be polite.

So.. yeah, it's about time.

I just realized.. how am I going get to Quad from the Airport in a Friday of a busy weekend at 5pm, it will take FOREVER. Oh well, it will give me time to make calls, check emails and .. uh oh.. right..better not do that.

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I hate taking a cab from the airport. We have had 100% unpleasant or argumentative experiences.

The trip on 21st March was probably the worst. I asked for surface streets, was told that was a bad way to get to Orleans, told her I wanted Swenson/Trop only, was told that was the wrong way. When she went for the tunnel, I took a picture of her licence thing at the front of the cab and told her to go ahead. This resulted in screaming and ranting and a return to the cab stand to get another cab. The second cab took us the correct route and the fare was $20.40.

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