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Testimony Continues In Lawsuit Against NYC Livery Street Hail Plan

The plan allows livery cabs to pick up passengers in upper Manhattan and anywhere in the four other boroughs. It’s set to begin on Monday.

06/01/2012

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De Blasio Files Brief Supporting Lawsuit Against Livery Street Hail Plan

The lawsuit wants to block a law allowing car services to pick up passengers who hail them on the street in the outer boroughs and above 96th Street in Manhattan.

05/29/2012

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

Mayor Bloomberg Defends Proposed Taxi Fare Hike

Taxi cab fares are set to go up 15 to 20 percent, likely in late August.

05/27/2012

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

Proposed Cab Fare Hike Would Be The First Since 2006

New Yorkers may be seeing a surge in cab fares in the near future. The Taxi and Limousine Commission is considering a fare hike that could be as much as 20 percent.

05/21/2012

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Maryland Man Struck, Killed By Cab In Hudson Square

A Maryland man was killed by a taxi in Hudson Square on Sunday morning, according to authorities.

04/29/2012

Fmr. Gov. David Paterson in the back of a taxi cab - New York, NY - Apr 17, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

NYC Taxis Getting New Technology To Help Visually Impaired

Some New York City taxis are getting technology to help visually impaired riders make sure they’re not being taken for a ride.

04/18/2012

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Boy Visiting NY With Parents Fights For Life In Brooklyn Hospital

A deaf boy who was hit by a driver in front of his parents in Brooklyn is clinging to life.

04/15/2012

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App Lets You Hail A Cab Using Your Smartphone

Hailo hopes to launch the app in New York within three to six months but will first need the approval of the Taxi and Limousine Commission.

03/30/2012

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TLC Analysis Shows Outer Borough Taxi Riders Are Big Tippers

The city tabulated the tip data by using information from all credit-card payments during a week in January.

03/26/2012

A police officer inspects a taxi cab near Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY (file / credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Cracks Down On Illegal Cabs; Could Take Many More Vehicles Off Street

New York City city is cracking down on illegal taxi cabs, a move that could nearly triple the number of vehicles taken daily off the street.

02/23/2012

Taxi in front of Radio City Music Hall - New York, NY (file / credit: Mark Von Holden/Getty Images for Ford)

TLC Looks To Replace TVs With Tablets In Taxis

Technology is becoming more difficult to escape, and the Taxi and Limousine Commission is talking about converting the TVs in the back of taxis to tablet computers.

02/21/2012

The MV-1 handicapped accesible taxi is seen at the Flatiron North Pedestrian Plaza - New York, NY - Jan 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Wheelchair Friendly Taxi Rolled Out In Manhattan Today

Large enough for two wheelchairs and several passengers, the MV-1 got a big thumbs up from Ronnie Ramond with the Taxis For All Campaign.

01/10/2012

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Police Say They’ve Arrested Taxi Driver Who Allegedly Raped Passenger

Gurmeet Singh, 40, of Highland Avenue in Queens is charged with rape, robbery, assault, menacing and sex abuse.

01/10/2012

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Suggested Tips In New York City Taxis To Be Phased Out

“Instead of a fixed dollar amount the tip calculator will set the default tips at a percentage of the fare,” Taxi and Limousine Commission Commissioner David Yassky said.

01/09/2012

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Governor Cuomo Announces Outer Borough Taxi Agreement

Under the plan, the city will sell 18,000 permits allowing livery cab drivers to pick up passengers north of 96th Street in Manhattan and in the outer four boroughs.

12/20/2011

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