Chat about the Boston Globe Spotlight series on the taxicab industry in Boston
Spotlight team editor Thomas Farragher and reporter Jonathan Saltzman will discuss the Globe's recent series "Driven to the Edge" about the taxicab industry in Boston.
Update: Vanessa Kafka, a representative of the cab company Hailo, writes that the firm has not been sued by Boston Cab.
Read the series: Driven to the Edge
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