Taxi and Limousine Commission
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.
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.
The TLC requires all of its registered vehicles to have working seatbelts, but there’s no state law requiring passengers to wear them.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission has decided to try letting the older cars turn yellow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A ride-share service has hit a bump in the road as it tries to launch in New York City.
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.
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.
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.