New City Council Committee On For-Hire Vehicles Holds First Public HearingA newly-formed City Council committee on for-hire vehicles is holding its first-ever public hearing to review Taxi & Limousine Commission oversight.
Taxi & Limousine Commission Looks To Revamp 'Trouble Lights'Currently, drivers can activate the 4-inch circular orange lights, which are seen at the front and back of the cars, by flipping a switch to alert police when they are in danger.
Lyft Begins New York City Service After Agreement Reached With StateNew York's attorney general said Lyft agreed to operate "in full compliance'' with existing laws and regulations.
Lawsuit: TLC Mistakes Black Man, Bi-Racial Wife For Illegal Livery Cab Driver, PassengerA married couple allegedly mistaken for an illegal livery cab driver and a passenger is suing the Taxi & Limousine Commission for $3 million, alleging racial profiling.
Stiffed: NYC Cabbie Taken For A Ride After Taking Passenger To Boston SuburbThe cabbie told Denise Rebelato it would cost $980 for the 400-mile round trip. But when the cab got to Framingham, Rebelato told the cab driver she didn't have the cash or a credit card.
British Tourist Sues City After Losing Foot In Cab Crash The British tourist who lost her foot after a taxi cab jumped a Midtown curb and struck her in August is suing the city, court records show.
Taxi Riders Pick Their Oscar FavoritesIn the Best Picture category, 25 percent of more than 27,000 riders predicted that Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" would take top honors, followed by Kathryn Bigelow’s chronicle of the hunt for Osama bin Laden "Zero Dark Thirty."
Cabbie Rage: Ugly Exchange Between Fare, Driver Caught On VideoYellow cabs are supposed to take you wherever you want to go in the five boroughs, day or night. But in the case you're about to see, when a passenger asked to go from Manhattan to Brooklyn, things got ugly -- and it was all caught on camera.
NYC Taxi Ride From Hell Captured On Cell Phone CamIt was Sunday afternoon in Midtown when two 31-year-old women say they got into a taxi and told the driver to take them to Bedford-Stuyvesant. That's when they said the driver went berserk.