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TaxiMKE Collaborates with County to Develop New App for Seniors

TaxiMKE has made a collaborative effort with Milwaukee County government to create an NEW app that makes transportation for seniors and adults with disabilities more accessible than ever. RideTransitMKE, an app for Transit Plus members, takes the convenience and simplicity of a rideshare app and combines it with the safety and reliability of TaxiMKE’s service. Just…

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TaxiMKE Partners with Feed America Eastern Wisconsin

When you’re fighting against hunger, sometimes you have to get up really bright and early to make a difference! TaxiMKE partnered with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin to help them reach a goal of 2 million meals! We had a blast dropping off food donations at Bayshore Town Center this morning. A big thank you to local news that covered…

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New mobile app for Milwaukee taxis challenges disruptive competitors

Facing industry pressure from mobile ride-booking applications Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc., American United Taxi Services is pushing back with an app of its own. “TAXIMKE” is designed with its competitors’ concept in mind: order, book and track a taxi through your smartphone. Unlike Uber and Lyft’s apps, TAXIMKE lets users pay via credit…

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With buses idle, taxis and ‘ride-shares’ see chance to pick up more rides

The first mention I saw came from smartphone app TAXIMKE, in an emailed press release Tuesday. It began, “As the pending strike looms…” TAXIMKE, a mobile app-centered rebrand for traditional taxi company American United Taxi Co., was first but not last to capitalize on the Milwaukee County Transit System work stoppage. With buses out of commission,…

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