IT and Driver Services representative Josh Thompson at the Yellow Cab Co. offices checks his phone in Sacramento on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Yellow Cab has stepped up to challenge Uber and Lyft and other app-based companies for Sacramento's growing number of taxi users. The Sacramento Yellow Cab Co. has developed its own app called Curb that customers can use to access their cabs.
IT and Driver Services representative Josh Thompson at the Yellow Cab Co. offices checks his phone in Sacramento on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Yellow Cab has stepped up to challenge Uber and Lyft and other app-based companies for Sacramento's growing number of taxi users. The Sacramento Yellow Cab Co. has developed its own app called Curb that customers can use to access their cabs. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
IT and Driver Services representative Josh Thompson at the Yellow Cab Co. offices checks his phone in Sacramento on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Yellow Cab has stepped up to challenge Uber and Lyft and other app-based companies for Sacramento's growing number of taxi users. The Sacramento Yellow Cab Co. has developed its own app called Curb that customers can use to access their cabs. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

Sacramento’s Yellow Cab challenges Uber for downtown riders

August 28, 2015 05:01 PM

UPDATED August 29, 2015 12:01 AM

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