NYC To Help Taxi Drivers Against Medallion Broker MisconductIn New York City, 95 percent of taxi drivers are immigrants, and documents for them will now be available in 10 languages.
De Blasio Orders Investigation Into ‘Predatory Practices’ By Taxi Medallion BrokersDe Blasio’s announcement follows a New York Times report on what it called “reckless loans to low-income buyers.”
Judge Extends Block Of Congestion Pricing Plan Through Jan. 31A judge ruled that the restraining order blocking Manhattan congestion pricing on yellow cabs and for-hire vehicles will remain in effect until Jan. 31.
Taxi Drivers On Edge As Hunt Continues For Bike-Riding Suspect Robbing CabsThe NYPD says the man is responsible for at least seven robberies throughout Manhattan since June.
2 Injured When Taxi Overturns On Fifth AvenueThe crash happened at around 2 p.m. between 48th and 49th Streets on Fifth Avenue.
City Councilwoman Calls For Panic Buttons In All Cabs To Improve SafetyCity Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo is joining with supporters on the steps of City Hall to call for passage of legislation that would require all cabs, yellow and livery, to have panic buttons in the back seat to call the police.
CBS2 Sources: Cab Driver Had Been Driving For 16 Hours Before Deadly UWS CrashSources tell CBS2 the cab driver told police he had been driving for 16 hours before allegedly hitting 88-year-old Luisa Rosario on Sunday, surpassing the city limit of 12 hours in a 24-hour period.
Woman Hit, Critically Injured By Cab In MidtownA woman was struck and injured by a taxi Saturday afternoon at the busy intersection of 57th Street and Eighth Avenue in Midtown.
Taxi Crashes Into Bus Stand In MidtownThe incident took place at around 8:10 a.m. at 33rd and 34th Street and Madison Avenue.
Yellow Taxi Group Lawsuit Claims NYC Is Letting Uber Operate IllegallyThe group of yellow taxi cab garages and medallion owners claims the city's embrace of Uber has taken millions from their pockets.
Man Believes Fake Taxi Driver Scammed Him With Credit Card SkimmerA cabbie apparently without credentials is suspected of stealing credit card information with a special device.