How to spot owner-operated cabs vs. professional taxi services
August 30, 2019
Imagine stepping out of a crowded event like a Twins game or a concert and approaching a line of taxis parked out front. How do you know if you're getting into a taxi that's part of a professional taxi service versus an owner-operated taxi, sometimes also referred to as a "gypsy cab"? Here's how to spot the difference between the two and why you're better off avoiding owner-operated cabs. What...
Know Your Rights as a Taxi Passenger
July 31, 2019
Taxi services are required to follow the Taxicab Ordinance which outlines all the regulations of the taxi industry. Before you take a taxi anywhere, it is important to know and understand your rights as a passenger. While regulations differ per city, here are some of the rights that are guaranteed in the Minneapolis Taxicab Ordinance. Licensed driver and safe vehicle The most important right of a taxi passenger is a safe and...
Why a Taxi Is Your Best Option for Minnesota Twins Games
June 26, 2019
It's the start of baseball season, and fans of the Minnesota Twins are showing up to the stadium in large numbers. Whether you go to every game or one every now and then, no one likes the hassle of driving or parking at Target Field. If you want to enjoy your next baseball game without the stress of driving, consider booking a taxi! Avoid rideshare surge pricing Rideshare apps can...
Taxi Safety for Minors: 3 Common Questions Answered
May 18, 2019
If you have children and do any traveling you're bound to end up riding with your kids in a taxi at some point. Even within the confines of your own city limits, busy schedules for parents and children are leading many people to explore alternate transportation options to keep up with it all. The 3 questions we hear all the time in regards to children riding in taxis are: Does...
Final Four in the Twin Cities: What to See and Do on Your Visit
April 6, 2019
Thousands of people are converging on the Twin Cities for the men's basketball championship April 6–8. This is the fourth time the Twin Cities have had the honor of hosting the championship, and excitement is in the air as final preparations take place. Whether you're visiting the Twin Cities for the championship or enjoying the festivities as a tourist in your own town, here's a list of events, activities, and sights...
Luxury Car vs. Limo: Which Vehicle Service Should I Choose?
March 9, 2019
Traveling in a limo used to be the ultimate sign of wealth and status on the road, but since its heyday in the 1980s it has gradually transformed into more of a novelty or cliché. The next time you're looking for a swanky and stress-free mode of transportation to or from an event or meeting, don't overlook a luxury car service. What is a luxury vehicle service? Luxury vehicle service,...
Why taxi services are a better option than Lyft or Uber
February 15, 2019
Rideshare apps like Lyft and Uber have become a popular choice for many people because of their apparent convenience and cheaper fares, but appearances aren't always what they seem. When you compare the two side by side, the advantages of taxi services start to pull ahead. Let's review the top four factors that customers look for: pricing, safety, convenience, and service. Pricing A big part of the allure of services...
3 tips for airport travel during the government shutdown
January 22, 2019
3 tips for airport travel during the government shutdown One of the largest consequences of the federal government shutdown is the effect it has on travel plans. While many people may not notice many changes from the shutdown in their daily life, those looking to travel by plane certainly will. With fewer TSA agents on duty during the government shutdown, airports often become significantly busier with longer security wait times....
The benefits of riding with a professional driver
December 20, 2018
The benefits of riding with a professional driver The recent increase in ride-sharing apps and services has made travel and transportation more convenient than ever. However, while consumers have a variety of options to choose from, this also carries a risk of reliability in different drivers and services. Riding with professional drivers from T-Plus will provide you with the same convenience as other services, without the headache or risk associated...
Why you should only ride with a local rideshare company
November 17, 2018
Why you should only ride with a local rideshare company Driving in Minnesota isn’t always easy – especially in the harsh conditions of our northern winters. Roads become icy, traffic slows, and getting from A to B can often become much more adventurous than we’d like. When utilizing a rideshare service, the decision of whether or not to go local can have a big impact on your trip. Here are...