FIGURES & STATISTICS

In 1923 there were 16,000taxicabs.

In 1933 there were 19,000taxicabs in New York.

Today there are 12,187taxicabs in New York.

In 1933 there were 75,000taxicab drivers in New York.

Today there are approximately40,000 taxi drivers in New York.

In 1913 a taxi ride was fixed at$.50 per mile.

In 1999 241 millionpassengers rode in New York taxicabs.

In March of 1934 2,000striking taxi drivers seized Times Square.

The total of taxi fares paid in the year 2000 was over one billion dollars.

The average number of rides per 12 hour shift is 30.

The average fare is approximately $6.

The average number of miles driven per 12 hour shift is 180.

The total number of consumers complaints against yellow cab drivers in the year 2000 was approximately 13,000. (Given that over a million people ride a cab every day, the complaints are not a lot.) 
CHECKER CABS

A Russian immigrant namedMorris Markin founded the Checker Cab Manufacturing Company in 1922.

During the 1920s there were more than 7000 Checker cabs in New York.

The last Checker cab in New York was retired on July 26, 1999.

Though used primarily in New York, Checker Cabs were made in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
TRIVIA

The taxicab gets its name from the 1891 invention of thetaximeter, an instrument used to measure the distance and time a car has traveled.

The cab gets its name from its predecessor, the horse-driven carriage called the cabriolet.

Batteries for the first taxicabs weighed upwards of 800 pounds.

In 1899 taxi driver Jacob German was the first person to be arrested for speeding in New York.

In 1967 all medallion taxicabs were painted yellow by order of the city. 

Business to Business Services

With a Corporate Account you can easily arrange transportation for clients and employees, take care of airport pick-ups and drop-offs, parcel delivery, last minute rush document deliveries or any other unique transportation needs your business may have.

One of the best & well equipped companies in the triad.
We established in 1928, and we serve customers and visitors from all states.
Our goal is to provide excellent transportation to make our customers happy and earn their respect for the most superior service in the Triad area.
You can travel in luxury with an air conditioned taxi cab and feel comfortable, and all at competitive prices. Blue Bird Taxi is ready to serve all your personal and business transportation needs with prompt, attentive, courteous and safe service.


Serving all triad area including Greensboro, High Point, Winston Salem, PTI Airport, and all surrounding areas.

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Corporate Accounts

With a corporate account you can easily arrange transportation for clients and employees, take care of airport pick-ups and drop-offs, parcel delivery, last minute rush document deliveries or any other unique transportation needs your business may have.

Medical Transportation 

We are professional in patient transport from and to any medical health centers.


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Love the night life?  Well there are lots of happening places in Greensboro and call us so we can make sure that you get there and home safely.  Let us be your Designated Driver for the evening of fun.
Downtown offers a wide array of cuisines ranging from pub food to fine dining to sidewalk food cart. We also have options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night. Whether looking for a quick bite at lunch or eating out for a special occasion, visit any of the Downtown restaurants for unique and tasty treats.  Make your reservation with us and have a night on the town.  Then you don't even have to worry about parking.
Okay so Mother's Day is right around the corner.  Plan a special evening with your Mom and let us do the driving for you.  You can make a reservation online so that way everything will be set.  Make the night memorable for her and stress free for you.
Okay so summer is right around the corner and we have lots of great events coming up right here in Greensboro.  We have an awesome Blues Festival and it is the 26th Annual Carolina Blues Festival.  Give us a call and then you don't even need to worry about driving.  We can make sure that you get there and home safely.  Click on this link for more information.  http://www.piedmontblues.org/

About Us

One of the best & well equipped companies in the triad.

We established in 1928, and we serve customers and visitors from all states.
Our goal is to provide excellent transportation to make our customers happy and earn their respect for the most superior service in the Triad area.

You can travel in luxury with an air conditioned taxi cab and feel comfortable, and all at competitive prices. Blue Bird Taxi is ready to serve all your personal and business transportation needs with prompt, attentive, courteous and safe service.


Serving all triad area including Greensboro, High Point, Winston Salem, PTI Airport, and all surrounding areas.


Our control center staff operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your online booking, and your phone call.

It's a smart, cost-efficient and convenient way to take care of all your local transportation needs while cutting down on time-wasting expense account tracking.

We Are Always At You Service

Whether you are looking for a safe ride for yourself,
or transporting a group of people no matter how many there are; we guarantee a safe and On Time ride all the time.

JUST MAKE YOUR RESERVATION OR CALL US at (336) 272-5112.


We have experience in dealing with all types of rush requirements. And we're always there when you need us most just a phone call away! !

Customer Service
Our control center staff operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and using our advanced computerized dispatching and tracking system, you will be able to book your trip online, and get an email confirmation for your booking.
VAN & 15 PASSENGER CARS
Our goal is to provide excellent transportation to make our customers happy and earn their respect for the most superior service in the Triad area.  You can travel in luxury with an air conditioned taxi cab and feel comfortable, and all at competitive prices. Blue Bird Taxi is ready to serve all your personal and business transportation needs with prompt, attentive, courteous and safe service.
Our control center staff operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and using our advanced computerized dispatching and tracking system, you will be able to book your trip online, and get an email confirmation for your booking.
Blue Bird Taxi has been in business since 1928, providing the best service for most local businesses in the Greensboro area.  Also every car in our fleet is equipped with a GPS system to ensure a safe arrival along with the shortest distance.
Whether you are looking for a safe ride yourself, or transporting a group of people no matter how many there are; we guarantee a safe and On time ride all the time.  Please give us a call at 336-272-5112 to make your reservation today or you can also go onto our website at www.bluebirdtaxigreensboro.com.