Monthly Archives: January 2009

‘I’m the ‘all-sevens guy”

He founded Metro Taxi on Sept. 1 of that year. Now, 267 cabs are licensed to operate in the Elm City, and more than half of them — 142 — belong to his company, the largest in the state. He smiles at the suggestion that he weaned New Haven on a staple of urban transportation and continues to grow his company, despite economic swings and oil price surges. He attributes much of his recent success to the same factor that helped him build his company in its infancy: He cares a lot about taxis.