Pink Taxis Cater To Women Fed UP With Male Drivers
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
And when women leave home in the Mexican city of Puebla, they have a new way to get where they need to go. Our Last Word in business today is pink taxis.
Private investors put up nearly half a million dollars to start a cab company for female passengers with only female drivers. One driver says its more relaxing for her clients to ride in a cab where the driver isn't ogling them or hitting on them. The taxis come with GPS systems, alarm buttons, and beauty kits.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio.