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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

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cab Drivers Spar Over New ‘Taxi Tax’ To Help With Health Insurance Sign-Up

Some cabbies turned in petitions over the six cents per fare fee, but other drivers said the money will go to good use.

11/20/2013

Mohammed Himon (credit: Facebook)

Cab Driver Who Struck British Tourist In Midtown Won’t Face Charges

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.

11/14/2013

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

NYC Cab Drivers Rank Second In Annual Global Taxi Survey

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.

11/05/2013

Robert Nedeski (credit: Linden Police Department)

Police: Edison Man Called 911 For A Taxi

Robert Nedeski is charged with disorderly conduct and making a false 911 call.

10/24/2013

A suspect wanted for allegedly attacking a cab driver in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Robbed, Slashed, Punched Cab Driver In The Bronx

It happened Saturday on the Grand Concourse.

10/23/2013

A Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" is seen on Thursday, June 20, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Judge Shuts Down City’s Taxi Of Tomorrow Project

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.

10/08/2013

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

4 Hurt When SUV Taxi Flips Over In Queens

A taxi flipped over in Maspeth, Queens Wednesday afternoon, leaving four people injured.

10/02/2013

Sian Green (Instagram)

Tourist Who Lost Foot In Midtown Taxi Accident Now Back In U.K.

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.

10/01/2013

(credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

Taxi Driver Advocate: Bike Messenger To Blame For Shocking Accident

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.

08/24/2013

A taxi cab SUV (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

Did Behind-The-Wheel Stress Play A Role In Midtown Accident?

Mohammed Himon said that he isn’t a bad driver and that obstacles and other challenges played a part in the wild accident.

08/23/2013

Mohammed Himon (credit: Facebook)

Cab Driver Who Struck Tourist Suspended, Apologizes

Mohammed Himon spoke to reporters Fridays outside Bellevue Hospital, where 23-year-old Sian Green is recovering.

08/23/2013

Police are investigating after a taxi driver slammed into scaffolding outside a building in midtown Manhattan on Friday, Aug. 23. (credit: CBS 2)

Cab Driver Slams Into Scaffolding In Midtown

The accident brought debris down onto the ground and on top of one of the cabs.

08/23/2013

Sian Green (Instagram)

Family Of British Tourist Struck By Cab Arrives At Hospital

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.

08/21/2013

Police on the scene after a taxi lost control and jumped a curb at 49th Street and 6th Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Taxi Cab Jumps Curb Near Radio City Music Hall, Strikes Pedestrians

Three people were hurt after a taxi jumped a curb in front of Radio City Music Hall Tuesday morning.

08/20/2013

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