Radio Free Montone: Cabbie ChaosBefore Bill de Blasio bans carriage horses, he’s trying his hand at horse trading.
City Council Backs Bill Requiring Warning Signs About Assaulting Taxi DriversTaxi drivers’ advocates on Wednesday lauded the City Council for passing a bill requiring stickers in cabs warning of the penalties for assaults on drivers.
TLC Requests Information Related To City Council Proposal On Black Boxes For TaxisThe Taxi and Limousine Commission has requested information on anti-speeding vehicle technologies following the introduction of a City Council measure to put black boxes in cabs to monitor speeding.
Councilman Proposes Black Boxes To Monitor Taxi Drivers' SpeedA plan has been introduced to track New York City cabs, in an effort to curb speeding and other dangerous driving habits.
Program Allows Cabbies To Drive Revelers Home In Own CarsThe New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers on Sunday announced a program in which taxi drivers will make sure both you and your car get home safely if you’ve had one drink too many.
Cabbies Demand Express Lane For Fueling Up, Complain Of Long Daily WaitsNew York cabbies on Monday night were demanding an express lane at local gas stations, as they complained of waiting up to 6 hours a day to refuel.
City Proposes Training Cabbies To Help NYPD Fight Sex TraffickingThe city is considering a controversial plan to spend $2 million to train cabbies to be the eyes and ears of the police department in spotting sex traffickers.
New Investigation Finds NYC Cab Drivers Charging Proper Rates Officials said the test was conducted this month, a year after overbilling allegations led to criminal charges against dozens of cabbies.
59 Cabbies Charged In Fare-Boosting ScamDozens of New York City taxi drivers have been arrested on charges of quietly doubling the rates that thousands of passengers should have paid. In all, some $235,000 was overcharged.