Taxi and Limousine Commission

The Taxi and Limousine Commission has suspended the license for Amin Jarjisu Issa over an alleged incident involving roughing up a pregnant woman. (Credit: CBS2)

Cabbie’s License Suspended After Pregnant Woman Is Allegedly Roughed Up

The Taxi and Limousine Commission announced Tuesday that it has suspended the license of a cab driver accused of throwing a pregnant woman out of his vehicle.

02/24/2015

Leslie Cooper blames a premature birth on being roughed up by a cab driver while pregnant at 57th Street and Madison Avenue. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Blames Premature Birth On Being Roughed Up By Cabbie

A woman claims the driver’s violent act caused her to deliver her baby five weeks early, and the cabbie remained behind the wheel as of Monday night.

02/23/2015

The scene of a crash that killed longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon on Feb. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

TLC Commissioner Stresses Importance Of Seatbelts After Bob Simon’s Death

The TLC requires all of its registered vehicles to have working seatbelts, but there’s no state law requiring passengers to wear them.

02/13/2015

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

TLC To Let Uber Drivers Return To Street Hails With Yellow Cabs

The Taxi and Limousine Commission has decided to try letting the older cars turn yellow.

02/07/2015

Brooklyn grocer Mayer Kohn (left) and his employee, Paulino Rodriguez (right) claim that the Taxi and Limousine Commission unjustly gave them a ticket and claimed that a private car they were riding in was an illegal cab. (CBS2)

TLC Apologizes For Seizing Brooklyn Fruit Store Worker’s Vehicle, Calling It Illegal Taxi

A Brooklyn fruit store manager and employee received a public apology from the Taxi and Limousine Commission, after they claimed that they were victimized by overzealous inspectors.

12/09/2014

Mayer Kohn (CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Grocer Says TLC Seized Car For No Reason

A Brooklyn fruit store manager was claiming Friday that he and an employee were victimized by overzealous inspectors, who deemed their private car an illegal taxi and seized it.

12/05/2014

Taxis

City Council Backs Bill Requiring Warning Signs About Assaulting Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers’ advocates on Wednesday lauded the City Council for passing a bill requiring stickers in cabs warning of the penalties for assaults on drivers.

10/22/2014

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

City Council Could Soon Consider Bill For Taxi Grading System

Driving in New York City can be a bit of an adventure, but the city council could soon consider a bill to help keep at least the cab drivers in check.

10/08/2014

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

SheRides Puts Brakes On App Launch Due To Overwhelming Customer Demand

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.

09/15/2014

Lyft NY state of mind (Facebook)

Lyft Agrees To City’s Demand For TLC-Licensed Drivers

In a statement Lyft said it would work with the TLC toward finding a solution that would bring Lyft’s peer-to-peer model to New York City.

07/18/2014

Lyft NY state of mind (Facebook)

Lyft Company Officials Due In Court To Discuss TLC Compliance

The company already offers its app-based service in 60 cities, but last week the TLC said Lyft is unauthorized to operate in New York City.

07/14/2014

A Lyft car drives along Powell Street on June 12, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No Lyft Off: Ride-Share Service’s NYC Launch Delayed

A ride-share service has hit a bump in the road as it tries to launch in New York City.

07/11/2014

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Court: ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ Is Legal, Plan For Unified Fleet Can Go Forward

Nissan won a contract in May 2011 to supply minivans with sliding doors for the city’s taxi fleet. Fleet operators sued the city seeking to block the requirement. A judge halted the program last year.

06/10/2014

Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources To CBS 2: Cabbie Won’t Be Charged In Accident That Killed Cooper Stock, 9

The driver of the cab that struck and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock on the Upper West Side this past winter will not face criminal charges, sources told CBS 2.

05/22/2014

Gabriel Diaz

Suspended Cabbie Insists He Has Right To Wear Nazi Armband

A New York City cab driver insisted Friday that it is his right, hands down, to wear a Nazi armband – even if the Taxi and Limousine Commission says otherwise.

05/16/2014

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