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Cast Members from ‘Friends,’ ‘Cheers,’ ‘Taxi,’ and More to Reunite on NBC […]
Get ready for some classic comedy reunions on NBC next month. TV Line reports that the network will air a two-hour special next month paying […]
Found: New York City’s Hottest Taxi Driver
Start your meters.
You Never Know When Your Cab Driver Might Just Hit You in the Face
As one woman was reminded this weekend.
The Amazing Day in the Life of a Cab-Driver Map
A data visualization that’s exhausting just to watch.
Race to Airport Confirms What Everybody Already Knows
For starters, taking a train and a bus isn’t the fastest way to get there.
Worst Cabbie Overcharges, Assaults Tourist
He got upset when an elderly Russian man refused to pay $149 for a 75-foot ride.
More Green Cabs to Hit the Streets in August
After a slight delay.
Uber Poached Itself an NYC Taxi Official
The e-hailing app is now hiring directly from the
Swastika-Wearing Cabbie Doesn’t ‘Hate Jews’
Nazi Cabbie Slapped on the Wrist for Swastika Armband
The very public anti-Semite was suspended for 30 days.
De Blasio Puts More Green Cabs on Hold for Now [Updated]
The yellow cab industry happens to have donated generously to his campaign.
Carjacking Attempt Ends With 8 Miles of Forced Taxi-Surfing
Taxi Driver Charged With Driving Crazy Enough to Save $28,000 in Tolls
The best piggybacker in the game.
The Super-Easy and Convenient Taxi Hack of the Day
You can swipe your credit card at any point during the ride.
Sign of the Times: Cabbie Allegedly Beats Fare With a Block of Ice
This never would have happened in April.
Weirdest Carjacking Ever Is Strangely Successful
World’s worst cab fare still at large.
Justice for Everyone Ever Refused a Trip to Brooklyn by a Cab Driver
One person was actually punished.
There Sure Are a Lot of Illegal Cabs Driving Around
seized 530 of them in the last two months at
The Cost of Taxi Medallions Is Still Going Up
Latest record is a pair for $2.5 million.
City to Cab Driver Who Destroyed Tourist’s Leg: No Big Deal, Keep Driving!
He will not be charged.
Woman Who Fell Out of Cab’s Window ‘May Have Been Intoxicated’
The New York
Thousands of Taxi Drivers Really Are Too Dangerous for the Road
Including the one who took off a woman’s leg.
Taxi Tickets Up 7,300 Percent
Thanks to internal computers.
Another Wild Cab Ended Up on the Sidewalk
This time it only hit scaffolding.
Cabbie Who Hit Tourist Hates Driving
Too much stress.
TLC: Okay Fine,
Taxis of Tomorrow Can Be Hybrids
New rules for new cars.
Arrest Made in Umbrella Killing of Livery Cab Driver
Cabbie stabbed in the eye.
Livery Cab Driver Stabbed in the Eye Dies
In a dispute with two passengers.
This Taxi-Hailing App Just Cannot Get a Break
Way of the future is on hold once more.
A Legal Taxi-Hailing App Is Finally Here
UberTAXI has gone live.
NYC Bus Riders Missed This Weekend’s Most Exciting Ride
It’s probably for the best.
Soon Your Taxi Ride Might Be Less Disgusting
City Council doesn’t find that authentic stench charming.
Taxi of Tomorrow Called Not Futuristic Enough
It’s not a hybrid, as required by law.
Taxi Tips Down After Fare Increase, Except for a Rebellious Few
Some tipping extra because they “don’t like to be pushed around.”
How to Get Home After Midnight
Transit tips to ring in the New Year.
NYC Taxis Are Going to Give New Technology a Try
approved a one-year pilot program for hailing apps.
‘Off-Duty’ Taxi Light Will No Longer Let You Down
It’s being simplified to either “on” or “off.”
An Excellent Side Effect From Barclays Center: Cabs in Brooklyn
It’s the new Times Square,” apparently.
How Not to Refuse a Fare: An Instructional Video for Cabbies
Cabbies can say no, but not physically.
Men in Suits Almost Decide to Fight Each Other Over Taxi
There is a semi-headlock, though.
Cabbies Happy With 17 Percent Fare Hike, but Wary of Gas Prices and Garage Fees
Taxi garages, on the other hand, are pissed.
City’s New Five-Borough Cabs Stall in Court [Updated]
City was planning to issue first permits within days.
The City Is Revamping Taxi ‘Off-Duty’ Lights
Soon it’ll be much, much easier to tell when you’re not going to get a cab.
Taxinomics: A Night in the Life of a Cabbie
Cheapskate customers, endless expenses: it’s all part of the job.
Brooklyn Is Generous With Cabbie Tips
Whether out of generosity or necessity.
Livery Cabs Won’t Force You to Endure Taxi TV
Unless your driver is a jerk/idiot.
Will Livery Drivers Say ‘Hail No’ to the Outer-Borough Taxi Plan?
New medallions might be worth their weight in tin.
Hailing a Livery Cab About to Be As Legal As You Always Thought It Was
What Albany was doing when it wasn’t passing gay marriage.