Livery Cabs

Overnight Livery Cab Service Scaled Back After Spike In Attacks Against DriversIt will be harder to catch a livery cab overnight as service scales back due to a spike in attacks against drivers.
Police Make Fourth Arrest In Bronx Cab Driver MurdersTommy Smalls, 29, and three other men are accused of fatally shooting two cab drivers in separate incidents and then stealing their cars.
Cops Hunt For Suspect In Brooklyn Livery Cab RobberyWhen they arrived to East 79th Street and Farragut Road in Canarsie, the suspect placed an unknown object to the driver's throat and forced him to hand over his wallet and leave the car.
N.Y. State Court Of Appeals Reinstates Bloomberg Outer Borough Taxi PlanUnder the plan the TLC will be able to issue 18,000 hail licenses over the next three years – 20 percent must be handicapped-accessible.
Judge Tosses Lawsuit Seeking To Block E-Hailing AppsLivery cab owners sued, arguing that the virtual hail apps violate a law that prevents yellow cab drivers from setting up prearranged rides with passengers.
Judge Issues Restraining Order Blocking Bloomberg's Expanded Taxi-Service PlanThe proposal called for the city to sell 18,000 of a new kind of permit that lets livery cabs pick up passengers who hail them in upper Manhattan and the four other boroughs.
Authorities Break Up Pennsylvania-To-New York City 'Brothel On Wheels'Six New York City livery cab drivers surrendered to authorities Monday morning. According to prosecutors, the cabbies “promoted” prostitution by escorting “Johns” and prostituted women all over the city.
Taxi Commission Approves Livery 'Street Hail' PlanNow, 18,000 livery drivers will be able to buy permits allowing them to pick up fares in upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs.
Yellow Cab Owners Sue Over New Passenger Plan For Livery CabsOwners of New York City's signature yellow cabs sued Wednesday over plans to let livery cars pick up passengers on the street outside the heart of Manhattan, turning to a court on the eve of an expected vote to put the proposal in action.
Bill To Allow Livery Hails In Outer Boroughs Hits Wall In AlbanyGov. Andrew Cuomo says talks have failed to resolve legislation to allow livery cabs to legally pick up street hails in parts of New York City, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg is still hopeful that it will be resolved.
Mayor Bloomberg Opposes Making All Cabs Wheelchair AccessibleMayor Michael Bloomberg is pushing back against federal efforts to make more New York City taxis able to handle the needs of the handicapped.
Cabbies Rally Against Livery Cab Bill Outside Gov. Cuomo's NYC OfficeThe drivers shouted "Fix the bill!" and hoisted signs that said "This bill kills jobs!" Working cabbies honked in solidarity as they cruised up Third Avenue.