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

Seen At 11: TLC Officers Go Under Cover To Bust Illegal Cabbies

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission is cracking down on dangerous and illegal pick ups. CBS 2′s Dave Carlin was given exclusive access to an undercover operation.

05/15/2012

NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Yellow Cab Owners Sue Over New Passenger Plan For Livery Cabs

Owners of New York City’s signature yellow cabs sued Wednesday over plans to let livery cars pick up passengers on the street outside the heart of Manhattan, turning to a court on the eve of an expected vote to put the proposal in action.

04/18/2012

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

Judge Rules That NYC Cabs Must Be Wheelchair Accessible

Only about 200 of the city’s 13,000 taxis can handle wheelchairs right now. In a suit against the Taxi and Limousine Commission, several advocacy groups said that violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.

12/24/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg with anchor Michael Wallace in WCBS Newsradio 880 Studio 11A - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Talks Cabs, Education, More In Interview At WCBS 880′s New Studios

Bloomberg visited WCBS Newsradio 880′s new studios at 345 Hudson Street this morning and participated in an extensive interview with anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll, as well as veteran political reporter Rich Lamb.

12/08/2011

Urbanathlon (file / credit: Men's Health)

New York City Urbanathlon Is This Saturday

Competitors will climb over a long series of city taxi cabs, crawl over city buses, and climb stairs at Citi Field and Arthur Ashe Stadium — along with traditional challenges.

10/25/2011

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

Mayor Bloomberg Opposes Making All Cabs Wheelchair Accessible

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pushing back against federal efforts to make more New York City taxis able to handle the needs of the handicapped.

10/20/2011

NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NYC Taxi Drivers Want Pay Raise, So Fare Hike Possible

The New York Taxi Workers Alliance is putting forward what it calls a “modest increase,” which would include a $0.50 increase in the per-mile metered rate and a $0.10 bump for idling charges.

04/27/2011

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Funeral Home Paying Cab Tabs For NYE Partiers

T.J. McGowan Sons Funeral Home in North Rockland is offering free rides to revelers between midnight Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday morning.

12/30/2010

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