New York City Eliminates English Test For Yellow Cab DriversNew York City taxi drivers will no longer have to pass an English test under new rules designed to make it easier for immigrants to get behind the wheel of a yellow cab.
Greenpoint Streets Become Taxi Graveyard As Drivers Switch To UberDrivers’ shift to the latest trends in hailing a ride has left yellow taxis sitting idle in New York City.
NYC Taxi Drivers Protest Crackdown On Livery CabsNew York State Federation of Taxi Drivers head Fernando Mateo organized the Wednesday protest. He said it's an unfair pressure tactic to get drivers to negotiate on a bill being considered in Albany.
Cabbies Rally Against Livery Drivers Picking Up Fares Outside ManhattanThe state Assembly has voted 110-28 to pass legislation to let livery drivers legally pick up passengers who hail them in the city's four outer boroughs and northern Manhattan.