Cabbies

A horse-drawn carriage is ridden near Central Park.  (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Cabbie Chaos

Before Bill de Blasio bans carriage horses, he’s trying his hand at horse trading.

12/05/2014

Taxis

City Council Backs Bill Requiring Warning Signs About Assaulting Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers’ advocates on Wednesday lauded the City Council for passing a bill requiring stickers in cabs warning of the penalties for assaults on drivers.

10/22/2014

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

TLC Requests Information Related To City Council Proposal On Black Boxes For Taxis

The 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.

04/16/2014

Taxis

Councilman Proposes Black Boxes To Monitor Taxi Drivers’ Speed

A plan has been introduced to track New York City cabs, in an effort to curb speeding and other dangerous driving habits.

04/10/2014

A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Program Allows Cabbies To Drive Revelers Home In Own Cars

The 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.

12/22/2013

Gas Station Line

Cabbies Demand Express Lane For Fueling Up, Complain Of Long Daily Waits

New 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.

11/05/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

City Proposes Training Cabbies To Help NYPD Fight Sex Trafficking

The 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.

05/18/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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.

08/18/2011

Top Ten offenders in an alleged taxi meter scam. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

59 Cabbies Charged In Fare-Boosting Scam

Dozens 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.

09/22/2010