Tegegne Mersha used to make $200 a day before Uber came to Seattle and now rarely takes home more than $100 a day

Seattle’s taxis are hanging on as Uber and Lyft lose billions As Uber and other TNCs have unleashed an all-out price war against the taxi companies, many were predicting their outright extinction. Instead, most of those companies, including Yellow Cab, Orange Cab, E-Cab, Farwest Taxi and Green Cab, are still on the road. In fact, the fleet of taxis licensed by the city has actually grown 22 percent, to 844, since 2015.

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