The Brooklyn-bound side of the Manhattan Bridge was closed Friday evening, after a taxi and a box truck smashed into each other on the upper level.
Animal rights groups have stepped up their calls to ban carriage horses following an incident in Central Park.
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.
A carriage horse broke loose from its reins from and ran around Central Park Monday afternoon, only stopping when the carriage got caught in the door of a taxi.
According to police, the male suspect walked into the Astoria Federal Savings Bank located at 3535 Long Beach Rd. in Oceanside on Friday and gave the teller a note demanding cash.
Police said 26-year-old Matthew McCorkle allegedly tried to carjack Mohammed Millogo’s taxi on the Bruckner Expressway at 138th Street on Monday.
A suspected carjacker was caught on video early Monday, as he clung to the side of a taxi while it sped down the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx.
If it seems as if people are checking out your car a lot more often these days, you are probably right – but perhaps not for the reason you think.
Police say a nine-year-old boy has been killed and his father injured after they were struck by a taxi while crossing a New York City street.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers has declared success for a program that allows cabbies to drive people home in their own cars when they’ve had one drink too many.
The bus was headed for Newark’s Penn Station when it was struck by a cab, sending the bus into a storefront.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky say New York City will adopt regulations requiring that half of the city’s 13,000 yellow cabs be accessible to people with disabilities.
Some cabbies turned in petitions over the six cents per fare fee, but other drivers said the money will go to good use.
Sian Green, 23, of Leicester, England was struck when the taxi jumped a curb at Sixth Ave near Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20. She was rushed into surgery, but doctors couldn’t save her left foot.
New York’s iconic yellow taxis may be some of the most well-known in the world, but if you’re looking for the best cab drivers, you’ll have to go across the pond.