Taxi and Limousine Commission

Cabbies watch a video by the Taxi and Limousine Commission, emphasizing the dangers of pedestrian accidents. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Cabbies Powerfully Moved By Video About Pedestrian Fatalities

The city is trying to educate municipal drivers using a video with stories of pedestrians mowed down in crosswalks, hit-and-run accident, and a bicyclist killed by a truck.

04/10/2015

Taxi and Limousine Commission investigators conducted a sting targeting illegal cabs at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday, April 9. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Undercover With TLC On Sting Targeting Illegal Taxis At Airports

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission is cracking down on illegal taxis at the airports – with cabbies that are allegedly ripping off unsuspecting tourists and that sometimes are not even licensed.

04/09/2015

Uber Technologies  (Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Yellow Taxi Group Lawsuit Claims NYC Is Letting Uber Operate Illegally

The group of yellow taxi cab garages and medallion owners claims the city’s embrace of Uber has taken millions from their pockets.

04/01/2015

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

Pedestrian Fatality Video To Be Used As Part Of NYC Cabbie Training

New York City cab drivers and other city workers will soon be required to watch a video about pedestrians killed by automobiles as part of the city’s effort to reduce such fatalities.

03/31/2015

A man believes he was the victim of a credit card skimmer in this allegedly fake cab. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Believes Fake Taxi Driver Scammed Him With Credit Card Skimmer

A cabbie apparently without credentials is suspected of stealing credit card information with a special device.

03/21/2015

New York City Taxis  come down 2nd Avenue in New York  on July 10, 2014. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Geography Questions Take Back Seat On NYC Yellow Cab Exam

The Taxi and Limousine Commission said GPS technology has a lot to do with the change.

03/09/2015

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

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