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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

This taxi slammed into a building on East 59th Street on Oct. 6, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Taxi Jumps Curb, Strikes Pedestrian On East 59th Street

The incident happened at approximately 11:45 a.m. at East 59th Street near Madison Avenue.

10/06/2014

Firefighters examine the remains of a can that burned on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cab Fire Erupts On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

A car erupted into flames late Thursday afternoon on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.

08/21/2014

A taxi and a box truck were involved in a crash on the Manhattan Bridge on Friday, July 11. (Credit: @irishpaulnyc)

Accident Shuts Down Eastbound Lanes Of Manhattan Bridge

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.

07/11/2014

Pumpkin The Horse

New Calls For Carriage Horse Ban After Horse Runs Loose In Central Park

Animal rights groups have stepped up their calls to ban carriage horses following an incident in Central Park.

06/10/2014

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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

Horse Carriage Hits Cab

Runaway Horse Drags Carriage Around Central Park, Hits Cab

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.

06/09/2014

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Police: Taxi Driver Unwittingly Gave Long Island Bank Robber A Getaway

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.

06/07/2014

Taxi Carjacking Suspect

Carjacking Suspect Seen In Video Clinging To Side Of Cab Appears In Court

Police said 26-year-old Matthew McCorkle allegedly tried to carjack Mohammed Millogo’s taxi on the Bruckner Expressway at 138th Street on Monday.

04/29/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive: Taxi Driver Goes To Extremes To Escape Thief

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.

04/28/2014

Dirtiest Car

Repeated Snowstorms Leave Cars Filthy Across Area

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.

02/11/2014

A boy was struck and killed by a taxi crossing the street at West End Ave and 97th Street on Friday night(Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 9, Struck And Killed By Taxi Crossing Upper West Side Street

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.

01/11/2014

A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Program Allowing Cabbies To Drive Revelers’ Cars Deemed Success

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.

12/29/2013

A NJ TRANSIT bus crashes into a storefront after a collision with a taxi in Newark on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Bus Crashes Into Newark Building

The bus was headed for Newark’s Penn Station when it was struck by a cab, sending the bus into a storefront.

12/19/2013

TLC Chair David Yassky announcing wheelchair accessible cab agreement, Dec. 6, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYC Agrees To Improve Taxi Access For Disabled

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.

12/06/2013

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