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Taxi Service in Ann Arbor

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The City of Ann Arbor, once just a little new village named after two of the founders’ wives, has a long and storied history which includes the taxicab industry.

One of the most successful long running taxi firms was started by the Walker family back in the year 1893. Around that time, the cab business was ran by horses pulling a carriage, better known as hackney carriages in those days.

When Mr. A. B. Walker bought his first livery from the McMaster livery stable on E. Liberty Street he renamed it Columbia Livery and never looked back. He kept on buying more liveries around 1901 and 1909 and had a nice operation going in the town.

How a livery business may have looked in Ann Arbor back in the late 1800’s.

Mr. A. B. Walker’s new livery purchases allowed him to finally see that a change was in order and it was time to brand his company the Walker Livery, but not too long after that, the horseless carriage (automobile) was transforming the nation and the way people lived. He realized that he must sell all 32 horses he had and his equipment at auction to get ready for this new self propelled motor coach.

After the auction, Mr. A. B. Walker, then agreed to enter into partnership with 3 other men and they started an operation associated with Ann Arbor Garage which was also a Buick agency. This new business venture was the start of the Ann Arbor Taxicab & Transfer Co., they had a fleet of 10 cab vehicles and 3 trucks.

Mr. A. B. Walker’s for-hire transportation business kept on growing about the same as it did with the horse and carriage livery business. He must of done pretty well for himself after the partnership dissolved because he eventually owned 25 checker and yellow cabs in Ann Arbor.

We ask, what did he owe his success too besides hard work? He truly must have known how to save wisely and invest his earnings. Mr. A. B. Walker had to believe in himself and stay dedicated to his entrepreneurial vision.

Mr. A. B. Walker passed on the 15th day of March in 1928, he spent over 30 years in the transportation industry and left his taxi business to be managed by his son and daughter like most family owned businesses do.

Our goal is to keep the long history of the Ann Arbor Taxi business alive and well even with the new age of automation underway.

TESLA on autopilot mode.

You can find more about this story and the Ann Arbor News original by visiting the Ann Arbor District Library website here: AADL.

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Ann Arbor Taxi Service Update | Covid19 – Coronavirus Precautions

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We want everyone to know that Fare Ride is doing our part to keep everyone safe during this outbreak. Our Ann Arbor taxi and limo Drivers are wearing masks and protective gloves and each car is sanitized after passengers exit our vehicles. Transportation for essential needs is still available to the Ann Arbor community and surrounding areas daily. Many people need special assistance gathering food, vital supplies, visiting doctors and getting medicine. Our staff is also offering contact-free delivery services for food and other important necessities. Call 734-845-9222 to book your ride!

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The University of Michigan 734-764-4636 (campus info) 500 S. State Street​Ann Arbor, Michigan

Graduate Hotel  734-769-2200 615 E. Huron Street Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Webers Boutique Hotel 734-769-2500 3050 Jackson Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

Bell Tower Hotel 734-769-3010 300 S. Thayer Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

The University Inn 734-971-8000 2424 E. Stadium Blvd. Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Sheraton  734-996-0600 3200 Boardwalk Drive Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Holiday Inn & Suites – South 734-213-1900 3155 Boardwalk Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 | Holiday Inn Express & Suites- West – 734-827-1100 323 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

Ann Arbor Regent Hotel 734-973-6100 2455 Carpenter Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Fairfield Inn by Marriott 734-995-5200 3285 Boardwalk Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

The Kensington Hotel 734-761-7800 3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Staybridge Suites -734-213-1400 3850 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Even Hotel – Ann Arbor 734-761-2929 600 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor Michigan 48108

DoubleTree by Hilton Ann Arbor – North 734-769-9800 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Google 734-332-6500 2300 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Hyatt Place 734-995-1234 3223 S. State Street, Ann Arbor. Michigan 48108
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Eastern Michigan University 734-487-1849 900 Oakwood Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
Washtenaw Community College 734-973-3300 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital 734-712-3456 5301 McAuley Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan​ 48197

UMHS – University of Michigan Health Systems (main phone) 734-764-8320 and many more. 
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