Birth of the Black Cab

The birth of an icon: on December 6, 1897, London became the first city in the world to host licensed taxicabs, thus setting the bar for taxis, just as they did for underground public transportation. Even if you’ve never been to London, you’ve probably heard of the black cabs and could identify them as easily as a double-decker bus or a red callbox. They’re almost … Continue reading Birth of the Black Cab