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Helen David claims that she has been discriminated against by a group of male pedicab drivers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Female Pedicab Driver Says Discrimination Has Reached A Dangerous Level

A female pedicab driver claims that getting cursed at, spit at, and kicked at work has become the norm and that a group of fellow drivers are to blame.

04/22/2014

Pedicabs in New York City (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Law Setting Pedicab Fares

The mayor’s spokeswoman said he decided it would create a reasonable fare system and increase protections for passengers in the tricycle taxis.

12/13/2012

Tourists ride in a New York City pedicab through Central Park on October 23, 2012 in New York City. (photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Votes To Prevent Pedicab Passengers From Getting Taken For A Ride

Bill sponsor Dan Garodnick said what should be a good experience for tourists can sometimes lead to huge fares announced only at the end of the ride.

11/27/2012

A pedicab rider takes tourists on a ride through Central Park. (file/credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council To Approve Measure Aimed At Clearing Up Pedicab Price Confusion

While the current law allows drivers to set their own prices, they are required to disclose that price on clearly posted signs.

11/26/2012

A pedicab rider takes tourists on a ride through Central Park. (file/credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Pedicab Driver Charges Family $442.54 For Short Ride

A Texas family visiting New York was charged more than $440 for a 12-minute pedicab ride last week. A pedicab driver in Central Park told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck he’s angry because he worries drivers like Avci may put him out of business.

08/06/2012

Pedicab Brooklyn Accident

Judge: No Pedicabs On NYC Bridge Bike Paths

A New York City judge says pedicabs are not allowed on bridge bike paths.

CBS 2–08/10/2010