April 9, 2010, Newsletter Issue #25: Hail A Hybrid

Tip of the Week

If you just need a cab to get to and from the airport or train station, there are environmentally friendly options. Here are a few low-emission examples:
PlanetTran provides individuals and organization with scheduled car service using hybrids. They mostly serve New England and the San Francisco Bay area. Call 1 -877- ECO-TAXI. or visit www.planetran.com. Try www.greentrans.com for Portland.If you need a cab in London, you can get picked up in a Prius by Green Tomato Cars (www.greentomatocars.com or 020 8748 8881).In B.C.,Canada, Yellow Cab in Vancouver (604/681-1111 or www.yellowcabonline.com/index2.html) has a fleet of hybrid taxis on call, as does Empress Taxi (www.empresstaxi.com or 1-800-808-6881) in Victoria. Just request one for your pick up.In Melbourne, Australia a fleet of pedal-electric cabs (www.citybike.com.au) offer guided tours and pickup service.Taxi companies in other cities like New York, Boston and Calgary have introduced some hybrids into their fleets. Once again, it's up to the customer to ask for one.

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