Several passing motorists honked in sympathy with the cab drivers, but most were not impressed with the protest.

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Several passing motorists honked in sympathy with the cab drivers, but most were not impressed with the protest.

Cambridge taxi drivers strike to protest Uber, Lyft

Dozens of drivers said ride-hailing services openly flout existing regulations and undercut taxi owners.By Dan Adams and Jack Newsham

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