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.
Uber Driver Injured In Violent Upper East Side Attack Identified, Reward OfferedInvestigators said 54-year-old said Mohamad Al-Gahaffi, who was also a livery driver, was beaten so badly he was taken to a local hospital with severe head trauma and placed into a coma.
Uber Driver In A Coma After Being Violently Attacked On Upper East SideIt happened around 4:25 a.m. on Feb. 5 on the Upper East Side.
Uber App Adds 'Make My Train' Feature To Help Riders Catch The LIRRUsers enter what time they want to be at the station and the app calculates a pick-up time based on real-time transit data.
New York City Law To Prevent For-Hire Cars From Cruising Struck DownA state supreme court judge strikes down a law that would have limited for-hire cruising in New York City.
Auto Safety Group Says Taxis, Ride Shares In NYC May Be Operating With Safety RecallsNew warnings were issued Monday on taxi cab safety. An auto safety group said the taxi cab or Uber you ride in may have safety problems you don't even know about.
Police: Uber Passenger Pulled Gun On Driver, Threatened To Shoot Him After DisputeIt happened in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Uber Safety Report Unveils Thousands Of Sex Assaults Involving Riders And DriversThe report found nearly 6,000 reported incidents of sexual assault during rides in the U.S. in 2017 and 2018.
New Jersey Seeks $640M From Uber For Misclassifying WorkersNew Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors.
Driver Files Lawsuit After Large Chunk Of Concrete Falls From Brooklyn Overpass, Strikes CabThe concrete, all 23 inches and 25 pounds of it, crashed into Uber driver Mohammed Hossain's vehicle as he took five passengers under a bridge on 7th Avenue over Prospect Expressway on June 23.
Man, Teen Arrested In Connection To Robbery, Assault Of Uber DriverWhile the two passengers had the driver's phone, they allegedly transferred money from the driver's Uber account into an unknown account.
Uber, Lyft Drivers Stage Protest On Brooklyn Bridge, FDR DriveThe ride-share drivers claim recent app changes will cheat them out of pay.
New Video Shows Suspects Wanted In More Than 40 Ride-Share RobberiesInvestigators say the trio has ripped off at least 42 drivers through different ride-share services in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Uber Exec Arrested, Accused Of Stealing Trade Secrets On Self-Driving CarsAnthony Levandowski, a former Uber exec who oversaw its self-driving efforts, was charged by federal prosecutors on Tuesday with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets from his former employer
Police: 15-Year-Old Girl Escapes From Uber Driver Who Kidnapped Her, Intended To Sexually Assault HerThe victim was reportedly able to convince Sean Williams she had to use the bathroom and got him to pull over. She then ran into a McDonald’s to call police.