Posts Tagged ‘ambassador’s rolls’

Oh No, This Yellow Limousine Bus from White Motors is Just More Competition for San Francisco’s Beleaguered Taxi Industry

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Here it is. It looks a lot like this one, huh?

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And then there’s this:

“There is such a shortage of drivers, we are basically trying to empty the ocean with an eyedropper,” Hayashi said. “So we may have recruited a few, but not nearly enough.”

Hey didn’t the SFMTA recently institute an enormous “tax” on medallions? Hey, was that a good idea? Oh it was, ’cause that’s the money what pays your six-figure salary? Ok fine…

A 1936 White Motor Company Bus on the Streets of San Francisco

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Shown on California Street in the Financial District is a White Motor Company vehicle from the 1930′s. Feel free to call it what you will.

The license plate says “36 LIMO” and the company that owns it, The Ambassador’s Rolls, refers to it thusly:

 1936AntiqueRollsRoyceLimousine.htm.

Why don’t we compromise and call it a coach? Click to expand:

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You can see similar vehicles on Going-To-The-Sun Road in Montana at Glacier National Park. Glacier’s red buses have been modified a bit for the new millenium. Long may they roll.