TLC Launches New Portal To Help Drivers With Legal Aid, Loan Debts, Food And Other SupportAmong the services available to licensees are legal services, financial counseling, health and mental health referrals, and public benefits application support.
With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial FuturesBefore the coronavirus pandemic, New York's taxi industry was battling a suicide epidemic, with drivers drowning in debt taking their own lives.
Coronavirus Update: NYC Looking To Hire TLC-Licensed Drivers For DeliveriesThe city’s needs TLC-licensed drivers to perform necessary tasks, like delivering meals to homebound senior citizens.
For-Hire Vehicles Get Hit With More Restrictions In NYCPlans for a double cap on for-hire vehicles in the city was announced Wednesday.
NYC'S TLC Commissioner Stepping Down In MarchMeera Joshi has lead the agency that regulates for-hire vehicles since 2014. During her tenure, the city has grappled with the explosive growth of Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing apps.
Head Of NYC Taxi Commission Stepping Down After 5 YearsMayor Bill de Blasio announced Saturday that TLC Chairwoman Meera Joshi will step down in March.
Police Ramp Up Crackdown On Fake Car Service Drivers At NYC AirportsEver been hassled at the airport by someone claiming to be a legit cab, limo, or ride-share driver? Their days may be numbered.
CBS2 Exclusive: Ali Bauman Catches Cab Driver On FaceTime While Behind WheelCellphone video shows a New York City taxi driver having a conversation on FaceTime with a passenger in the back seat.
Cabbies Claim Rise Of Ride-Share Apps Has Caused Medallion Value To PlummetDrivers of yellow cabs said the rise of ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft is cutting into their bottom line.
CBS2 Exclusive: New Legislation Cracks Down On Fake CabbiesIn an undercover investigation last year, CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer exposed fake cabbies and phony Uber drivers at LaGuardia Airport. Now, CBS2 has learned that City Council is about to take action.
NYC Taxi Commission OKs New Rules For App-Based Car ServicesThe commission initially required companies such as Uber and Lyft to submit any proposed app changes for its approval. The providers said that would stifle innovation.
TLC Public Service Announcement Takes On Cabbies Who Refuse ServiceThe 30-second spot opens with an African-American couple looking frustrated as a cab zooms by them.
Hundreds Of NYC Cab Drivers Fined For CursingThe NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission has received more than 750 complaints in 2014. The fines range from $200 to $1,000.
TLC Cracking Down On Unsafe Taxi DriversThe TLC issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. That's a 95 percent increase from last year.