NYC Considers Adding 1,500 Yellow Cabs

05/16/2011 01:37 pm ET | Updated Jul 16, 2011

Eight million New Yorkers. Thirteen thousand yellow cabs. It is a ratio that can flummox a person, particularly during a rainstorm at rush hour.
A new proposal by the city, however, promises relief: more than 1,500 additional yellow cabs could soon be plying the streets, bringing the total taxi fleet to around 15,000, its biggest size since the Great Depression.


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