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Street Hails

A packed house in Brooklyn for a hearing on proposed livery cab street hail service (credit: Rich Lamb/ WCBS 880)

Taxi Commission Approves Livery ‘Street Hail’ Plan

Now, 18,000 livery drivers will be able to buy permits allowing them to pick up fares in upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs.

04/19/2012

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

‘Taxi Summit’ Ends With No Deal On Livery Cab Street Hails

Participants in the 2-hour meeting said a deal got close, but failed to produce an agreement to allow livery drivers to legally pick up street hails.

11/04/2011