e-hail

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 apple green taxi that will work in The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island  and Upper Manhattan. (Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

N.Y. State Court Of Appeals Reinstates Bloomberg Outer Borough Taxi Plan

Under the plan the TLC will be able to issue 18,000 hail licenses over the next three years – 20 percent must be handicapped-accessible.

06/06/2013

NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Yellow Cab Owners Fight Back Over Lawsuit Against ‘Virtual Hail’ Apps

Two groups representing livery cab drivers filed suit earlier this month arguing that the virtual hail apps violate a law that prevents yellow cab drivers from setting up prearranged rides with passengers.

02/27/2013