Cabs

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

Cab Drivers Hope Simple Sign Will Improve On The Job Safety

A Labor Department study said that taxi drivers are 20 times more likely to be killed on the job than other workers. Now, fed up cabbies want action.

10/21/2014

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Uber Technologies App To Make Car Service Prices Cheaper Than Cabs

The car service app Uber Technologies announced pans Tuedsay Tuesday to cut its prices temporarily in New York City, so as to make its service cheaper than a yellow cab.

07/07/2014

Cabs lined up outside repair shop to fix damage from pot holes (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cab Drivers Line Up At Repair Shops To Fix Damage From Potholes

As many as a dozen cabs lined up on Tenth Avenue near 34th Street in front of Downtown Tire to fix flats and damage to their cabs due to pot holes.

02/15/2014

FILE - New York City taxis. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘E-Hail’ Apps Cleared For Use By Appellate Court

Plans for smartphone apps to hail taxis in New York City got the go-ahead Tuesday from an appeals court.

10/29/2013

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

Seen At 11: TLC Officers Go Under Cover To Bust Illegal Cabbies

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission is cracking down on dangerous and illegal pick ups. CBS 2′s Dave Carlin was given exclusive access to an undercover operation.

05/15/2012

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Ask Asa: Angry Cab Drivers Can Put Riders At Risk

On a holiday known for fun and revelry Sarah Durante and Stephanie Russo experienced what they called a St Patrick’s Day scare. It happened when they boarded a cab in Midtown and asked for a ride to the Bronx.

03/21/2012

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

Doctors Warn Passengers Who Don’t Wear Seat Belts Of Facial Injuries From Taxi Partitions

Doctors say that taxi passengers who neglect to wear seatbelts are suffering from terrible facial injuries, even in minor fender-benders.

03/11/2012

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Funeral Home Paying Cab Tabs For NYE Partiers

T.J. McGowan Sons Funeral Home in North Rockland is offering free rides to revelers between midnight Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday morning.

12/30/2010

Access-A-Ride (credit: Flickr/Esoteric_Desi)

NYC To Test Changes To Access-A-Ride

Scheduling regular Access-A-Ride service can be inconvenient for customers mobile enough to ride in a car. A new pilot program will allow 500 Access-A-Ride users to take cabs.

12/16/2010