taxi stand


Definition of taxi stand

: a place where taxis may park while awaiting hire

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Unicef has held over 14,000 meetings at schools, churches, mosques, markets, taxi stands, bus stops and even funerals to discuss Ebola prevention and the need to seek care as soon as symptoms appear. New York Times, "For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency," 14 June 2019 Cabs are metered, safe, and easy to find at hotels and marked taxi stands. John Wogan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Dubai: The Layover Hub That’s Truly Worth Sticking Around For," 28 Mar. 2018 Half a dozen drivers from the taxi stand outside craned their necks through the window to watch the action as the volume inside the restaurant intensified. New York Times, "The Infamous Sochi Drug-Testing Lab Is Now a Gastro Pub," 19 June 2018 The ordinance also calls for periodic random drug testing of drivers, prohibits street hailing, forbids ride-share vehicles from using taxi stands and sets minimum liability insurance coverage of $1 million for drivers. Beau Evans,, "St. Bernard Parish approves ride-share rules," 17 May 2018 The app also encrypts passenger phone numbers and uses public landmarks like taxi stands as pickup points, instead of revealing passengers' addresses. Megan Spurrell, Condé Nast Traveler, "Uber Is Leaving Southeast Asia," 26 Mar. 2018 But her husband, a firefighter, snapped into action, grabbed the bags and bolted for the taxi stand. Steve Hendrix, Washington Post, "Having three airports in Washington is great. Until you go to the wrong one.," 13 Feb. 2018 Without the certificate, the company was not allowed to pick up passengers in Park Ridge or have cars waiting at the city's designated taxi stand near the Uptown Metra station, Gilmore said. Jennifer Johnson,, "Taxi company looks to bring back service to Park Ridge," 14 Dec. 2017 There are bus zones, motorcycle parking zones, a taxi stand for cabs waiting at the Caltrain station, a few fire hydrants and two stops set aside for the double-decker Megabus interurban line. Michael Cabanatuan, San Francisco Chronicle, "SF’s worst block for parking tickets riddled with confusing signs, rules," 29 Oct. 2017

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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US : a place where taxis park while waiting to be hired

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