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    Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    Seriously why do the options in Ames suck so bad? As a 28 year old Alum coming to Ames for HC, getting from the hotel's to Campus town is just awful as many of you prob know. It's seemingly impossible to get a ride from Ames Taxi home without waiting hours. There must be better options....no?



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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    um, Cyride?


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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    Ames doesn't have the population to demand a great taxi service. Half of the town is focused in a tiny area and a business model needing to capitalize on 6 or 7 weekends a year is a little bit risky.



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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    Quote Originally Posted by vmbplayer View Post
    um, Cyride?

    I checked and the drunk bus runs until 3am now it seems. I'll look into this.


    Last edited by RedlineSi; 10-18-2011 at 11:52 AM.

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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    Quote Originally Posted by RedlineSi View Post
    Seriously why do the options in Ames suck so bad? As a 28 year old Alum coming to Ames for HC, getting from the hotel's to Campus town is just awful as many of you prob know. It's seemingly impossible to get a ride from Ames Taxi home without waiting hours. There must be better options....no?


    How many cities Ames size have any taxi cabs at all? Very few. I've never used "CyCab" or whatever it's called, but I've always thought Ames was fortunate to have that service at all. Ames is really a town of about 25,000 people.



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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    I am agree with you but i think use the public transportation more and more.It can help for solve this kind of problem.



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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    Quote Originally Posted by gilbertgilard View Post
    I am agree with you but i think use the public transportation more and more.It can help for solve this kind of problem.


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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    Quote Originally Posted by gilbertgilard View Post
    I am agree with you but i think use the public transportation more and more.It can help for solve this kind of problem.




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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    FWIW...We had to call a cab about 2-3 hours a head of time on a normal Saturday night when the students were not in town at Lawerence this year.



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    Re: Ames Taxi/Transportation services....

    ha! Cyride. Only poor people use public transportation.


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