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  1. crime and misdemeanors
    Man Hit by a Taxi, Punched in Face by PassengerIf this is Uber’s idea of guerrilla marketing, it is dark.
  2. taxis
    Woman Stiffs Driver on $600 Fare to PennsylvaniaThat’s frowned upon.
  3. Uber Is Making NYC Cab Drivers NicerWhen Uber launched, cab complaints decreased.
  4. boob tube
    Taxi TV May Finally Go DarkYou may soon be able to ride in a cab without being force-fed Jimmy Kimmel clips.
  5. the money
    Can Lyft Pull an Avis?The ride-sharing service used to be recognized as the anti-Uber. Now the boundaries aren’t so clear.
  6. Siri Is Now One Step Closer to Ruling All Taxis in NYCThe New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission gets rid of tough geography questions on the taxi driver’s exam.
  7. transportation
    Disillusioned Uber Drivers Can Turn Their Cars Into TaxisWith a coat of yellow paint.
  8. mutiny
    Why Many New York Drivers Prefer Lyft to UberWe took a sorta-scientific poll. The results were overwhelming.
  9. Why You Can’t Get a Taxi When It’s RainingIs it raining? Don’t even try to get a taxi, science says. 
  10. transportation
    Judge Approves Surcharge to Make NYC Taxis Wheelchair AccessibleComparing it to Jackie Robinson joining the Dodgers.
  11. hacks
    Most Cab Drivers Don’t Do Drugs That, or they’re really sneaky about it.
  12. bill de blasio’s new york
    Mayor de Blasio Proposes Surcharge to Make More Taxis Wheelchair-AccessibleThe proposed change would cost passengers 30 cents per ride.
  13. cool things
    Beautiful Interactive Map Displays a Year of Taxi Rides And the benefits of splitting a fare.
  14. what are the odds?
    What Are the Chances of Getting Courtney Love’s Taxi?On any given ride, it’s about 0.00044%.
  15. very sad things
    Cab Driver Allegedly Chased Down Woman, Stabbed Her to Death in Jealous RageHe was arrested at the scene.
  16. spy games
    The NYPD’s Spy Cab Looks Just Like a Regular CabLook for it outside your local mosque.
  17. crimes and misdemeanors
    Cab Driver Who Crushed Tourist’s Leg on Sidewalk Not Charged (Yet?)The NYPD is investigating, but, so far, just a small fine.
  18. scary things
    Dr. Oz Appeared at the Scene of a Serious Midtown Taxi AccidentA tourist lost a leg.
  19. taxis
    Cab Driver Loses License for Harassing Passenger With Terrible Pickup LinesReminiscent of Austin Powers.
  20. photo op
    Cabbie of the Year Wants to Make Sure You Are Properly Air-Conditioned [Updated]He rigged a tube to carry the air to the backseat. 
  21. taxis
    Taxi Trivia Is Exactly What It Sounds Like And it’s coming to a cab near you.
  22. the future
    Soon You Can Use Your Smartphone to Hail a TaxiA judge said it was okay.
  23. transportation
    Taxi of Tomorrow of Tomorrow Takes Forever to Fill UpWith electricity, that is.
  24. taxi!
    Soon Your Taxi Ride Might Be Less DisgustingCity Council doesn’t find that authentic stench charming.
  25. technology
    NYC Taxis Not Quite Ready for the Way of the FutureTransportation apps Uber and Square are both pulling up short.
  26. taxinomics
    Tomorrow’s Taxi Ride May Be More ExpensiveIf you’re lucky enough to hail a cab using the new rates.
  27. the letter t
    NYC Taxis to Use Only ‘T’ as Logo, Just Like BostonWe can do better.
  28. transportation
    Now You Can Hail a New York City Cab With Your SmartphoneThere’s an app for that.
  29. hail no
    17 Percent Taxi Rate Hike Plan Expected to Pass on ThursdayA bit more, every fifth of a mile.
  30. 2013
    Scott Stringer Backs Bloomberg’s Taxi Plan in Outerborough OutreachDirectly in opposition to Bill de Blasio.
  31. the children of new york
    Twin Girls Delivered in Hospital, Back Seat of TaxiThis probably wasn’t in their birthing plan.
  32. car accidents
    Three Car Pileup Near JFK Leaves Two DeadA cabbie and a passenger.
  33. transportation
    Fare Hike Not Likely to Make Driving a Taxi Any Easier, More LucrativeTheir profits have been declining for years.
  34. transportation
    Cab Fares Might Be 20 Percent More Expensive by JulyIt would be the first fare increase since 2006.
  35. hail no
    Cab Drivers Still Fighting Livery BillThey filed for an injunction yesterday.
  36. bad news bears
    Massive Credit Card Breach Linked to NYC Parking Garage, Taxi CompanyAs many as 10 million cards compromised.
  37. neighborhod news
    Brooklyn Is Generous With Cabbie TipsWhether out of generosity or necessity.
  38. sad things
    Cabbie Struck by Drunk Driver Remains in Coma, Leg AmputatedThe driver was hit last week while unloading luggage from his trunk.
  39. old man rants
    Twitter Founder Wants to Put Tablets in Your TaxiThese modern times of ours. 
  40. and step on it!
    Etiquette Expert Offers Questionable Advice on the Topic of UpstreamingThe return of an age-old debate. 
  41. and step on it!
    Why Don’t You Buckle Up in Cabs?It’s not like your driver is wildly speeding and swerving through traffic or anything.
  42. Judge: Taxi Fleet Discriminates Against Disabled RidersPlan for outer-borough livery cabs is now on hold.
  43. outer boroughs
    Taxi Deal to Send Cabs to an Outer Borough Near YouThousands of livery cabs will now be permitted to pick up fares in underserved areas of the city.
  44. and step on it!
    Riders Base Tips on Cabbies’ Trivia KnowledgeThe game for people who feel that their cab driver is paying just a little too much attention to the road.
  45. transportation
    Man Believes He Stopped Cabs From Honking So MuchNo way.
  46. transportation
    Cab Drivers Asked to Honk LessYeah, right.
  47. transportation
    Taxi Medallions Hit $1 Million MarkThe first batch went for $10 apiece.
  48. transportation
    Taxis Could Scrap Confusing ‘Off Duty’ LightOne light might work more effectively.
  49. and step on it!
    Meet an Italian-American Sikh Female Taxi DriverWe’re adding Maria Provenzano Singh to the list of cabbies we hope to hail someday.
  50. transportation
    Taxi Drivers Can Now Reject Racy AdsFlashdancers Gentleman’s Club weeps.
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