New Yorkers may soon pay a little more for taking a cab: The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission held a public hearing on Monday to discuss a proposal that includes a possible increase in taxi fares.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a bill to strengthen penalties against cabbies who knowingly work with sex traffickers.
The bus was traveling westbound on 87th when it was hit by the cab headed southbound on 150th, police said.
The cab carrying 60-year-old Suzanne Nicholson and her grandson, 11-year-old Gabriel Larsen, was crushed after the chain-reaction wreck early Saturday morning on the Long Island Expressway.
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.
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.
Taxi cab fares are set to go up 15 to 20 percent, likely in late August.
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.
A Maryland man was killed by a taxi in Hudson Square on Sunday morning, according to authorities.
Some New York City taxis are getting technology to help visually impaired riders make sure they’re not being taken for a ride.
A deaf boy who was hit by a driver in front of his parents in Brooklyn is clinging to life.
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.
The city tabulated the tip data by using information from all credit-card payments during a week in January.
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.
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.