David Yassky

This photo provided by Nissan, Tuesday May 3, 2011, shows a Nissan NV200 that was selected by New York City to supply the taxi fleet for the next 10 years. (AP Photo/Nissan)

NYC Gearing Up For New Nissan Taxi Fleet

As New York City preps to take on its new taxis, the Taxi and Limousine Commission is welcoming its new partner in Nissan.

05/08/2011

This photo provided by Nissan, Tuesday May 3, 2011, shows a Nissan NV200 that was selected by New York City to supply the taxi fleet for the next 10 years. (AP Photo/Nissan)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Reveals ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’

Get ready for a new sight on New York City streets: the “Taxi of Tomorrow” is being developed by Nissan.

05/03/2011

Mayor Bloomberg joins Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Taxi Commissioner David Yassky to announce new federal legislation to grant the city authority to set fuel efficiency standards for taxis. (Photo Credit: Edward Reed)

Lawmakers Hope To Address ‘Under-Regulated’ Industry With Green Taxis Act

New York lawmakers came together on Monday to announce new federal legislation they hope will allow them to set higher fuel efficiency standards for city taxis.

03/28/2011

Taxi And Limousine Commission Wants To Change Cab TVs

Commissioner David Yassky says he’s looking to change the channel on the programming when you first sit down in a cab.

02/11/2011

NYC Votes To Change Taxi Driver Dress Code

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously to amend existing regulations to require that drivers maintain “a professional appearance.”

01/21/2011

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Medallion Cab Drivers Angry Over Livery Proposal

Residents said the yellow medallion cabs that clog the streets in Manhattan rarely pick up fares once in the boroughs, making it frustrating to quickly get from one place to another.

01/19/2011

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Regulators Want New Dress Code For NYC Cabbies

Currently, cabbies can be fined for violating the dress code. It bans tube shirts, tank tops and bathing trunks.

11/27/2010

LaGuardia College Hosts Cabbie Class

Students go to college for many reasons and many different courses, but there’s one course at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City that most New Yorkers don’t know about: Taxi School.

11/11/2010

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