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.
Robert Nedeski is charged with disorderly conduct and making a false 911 call.
It happened Saturday on the Grand Concourse.
The city has vowed to appeal, after the Taxi of Tomorrow project was shut down by a judge who said the city was going beyond its legal authority.
A taxi flipped over in Maspeth, Queens Wednesday afternoon, leaving four people injured.
Sian Green, the tourist who lost her foot when a cab jumped the curb and slammed into her in Midtown, has returned home to the U.K.
Following the horrific taxi crash this week that ripped off the foot of a British tourist from Midtown, the union representing cab drivers has called for tighter regulations on bike messengers.
Mohammed Himon said that he isn’t a bad driver and that obstacles and other challenges played a part in the wild accident.
Mohammed Himon spoke to reporters Fridays outside Bellevue Hospital, where 23-year-old Sian Green is recovering.
The accident brought debris down onto the ground and on top of one of the cabs.
Sian Green was enjoying her first day in New York when the cab jumped the curb near Radio City Music Hall and plowed directly into her, severing her left foot and seriously damaging her right leg.
Three people were hurt after a taxi jumped a curb in front of Radio City Music Hall Tuesday morning.