Earlier fears of an epic blizzard quickly turned to fury Tuesday, as businesses lost half a billion dollars in New York City alone because of the massive shutdown.
A Labor Department study said that taxi drivers are 20 times more likely to be killed on the job than other workers. Now, fed up cabbies want action.
In a release, wheelchair users said accessible taxis will greatly improve their lives.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission has requested information on anti-speeding vehicle technologies following the introduction of a City Council measure to put black boxes in cabs to monitor speeding.
A plan has been introduced to track New York City cabs, in an effort to curb speeding and other dangerous driving habits.
Plans for smartphone apps to hail taxis in New York City got the go-ahead Tuesday from an appeals court.
Police said a livery cab driver raped a woman last week in Brooklyn, but was the suspect really a legitimate cabbie?
Six Nissan Leaf cabs will go into service Monday. Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky said the new taxis are zero-emission vehicles that are better for the environment.
Three people were arrested Tuesday in connection with an investigation of a knock-off auto parts ring the FBI says supplied New York City taxi companies.
About six months ago, the city rolled out a program to help people in wheelchairs link up with one of just a few hundred accessible taxis out there.
A technical glitch has been knocking out meters, televisions, navigation systems and credit card readers in many New York City taxis, costing hundreds of cabbies a whole day’s pay.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday signed legislation that will improve access to taxis for the visually impaired.
If you’d like to test your fitness and especially your endurance, you might want to take part in the Men’s Health Urbanathlon coming up this Saturday, October 27, in Flushing Meadows, Queens.
New York City Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky says that for decades they have failed wheelchair users in the city. He hopes that has failure has now been fixed.
If you see a flashing alert coming from your taxi TV screen, you should probably pay attention.