There has been so much interest in SheRides from women who want female cabbies that the company is holding off for now on launching the app in New York City.
There are so many options for car service these days — from taxis and livery cabs to the ride-sharing service Uber. And now there’s an option just for women launching next week.
Starting next week, women will be able to request a female driver through a new livery service.
Twenty-three people were shot over the weekend, two fatally, according to the NYPD.
Tommy Smalls, 29, and three other men are accused of fatally shooting two cab drivers in separate incidents and then stealing their cars.
The trio were also wanted in connection with robberies of convenience stores in Yonkers and the Bronx, sources said.
For the second time in a week, a livery cab driver has been fatally shot in the Bronx and a drivers’ rights group believes the two cases may be connected.
The victim, 52-year-old Swadh Maged from Staten Island, was shot four times in the chest and arm. He was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he died a short time later.
The 10-cent carry out bag fee would apply to markets and bodegas, street vendors selling fruit, vegetables and general merchandise and retail stores including clothing, drug and department stores.
New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers spokesman Fernando Mateo is asking the de Blasio administration and state lawmakers to revisit a bill introduced in 2009 that would impose penalties, including a $1,000 fine.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers has declared success for a program that allows cabbies to drive people home in their own cars when they’ve had one drink too many.
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.
The New York Yankees third baseman met with Oquendo’s family at an Upper Manhattan restaurant Sunday, vowing to use his star power to help regain momentum in the case.
A trade group was offering a $5,000 reward Saturday for information leading to the burglars who struck six restaurants and a bodega in Upper Manhattan.
“He should step down immediately, today, right now,” New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat said Thursday of Commissioner Bud Selig. “We shouldn’t allow him to just exit in so-called glory and retire.”