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Governor Cuomo Announces Deal On 5-Boro Taxi Plan

12/21/2011 10:11 am ET | Updated Dec 21, 2011

MANHATTAN — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a deal Tuesday that will allow thousands of livery cabs to pick up street hails legally in Upper Manhattan and in the outer boroughs.

The so-called "five borough taxi plan," proposed by the mayor with the aim of making cabs more accessible across the city, will create up to 18,000 new permits that will allow livery drivers to pick up passengers legally on the street.

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