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This Nonprofit CEO Drives A Taxi In His Spare Time And Donates Money To Refugees

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.03.2015 | Impact

Omar Shekhey goes above and beyond the 9-to-5 work day to benefit those in need. He's the CEO and president of the Somali American Community Center...

24 Signs You're Addicted To Cabs

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel

Sometimes they overcharge you, and sometimes they smell like a nauseating mix of stale burritos and super-strong air freshener. But we're totally w...

Cab Driver Allegedly Rapes Passenger

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

A cab driver allegedly raped a drunken female passenger early Monday morning in Harlem, police sources tell The New York Post. After being picked ...

Cabbie Dress Code? TLC To Vote On New York Mandate

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This just in: the Taxi Limousine Commission is voting Thursday whether or not to amend an existing dress code to require cabbies have "a professional...

Cabbies Demand Apology For Accusations Of Scamming

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A small but vocal group of infuriated cabdrivers gathered Tuesday outside the offices of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission to demand an ...

Taxi Drivers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Melissa Plaut | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Melissa Plaut

For the Taxi Commissioner to accuse two-thirds of drivers of committing a crime is utterly reckless. But it's hardly surprising. This is what taxi drivers go through on a small scale every single day.

NYC Taxis Overcharged Passengers $8.3 Million, New York City Says

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Thousands of New York City taxi drivers overcharged passengers by more than $8.3 million over the past two years by setting their met...

Credit Card Swipes Adding Up For Cab Drivers

nytimes.com | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's cabbies howled when the city began forcing them to take credit cards. Some even went on strike, calling the requirements a kowtow to touris...

Crackdown On Cell Phone Cabbies

nydailynews.com | By Pete Donohue and Leo Standora | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Taxi and Limousine Commission will unveil tough new proposals Friday to crack down on chatty cabbies who yak on their mobile phones while driving....

Cash or Credit? In a Taxi, It Depends Which Side of the Partition You're On

Melissa Plaut | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Melissa Plaut

When you swipe your card, the driver has to pay a hefty 5% extra. Why are New York's cabbies paying so much? Because of all the middlemen. A few people are making truckloads of money on drivers' backs.

Cab Vs. Pedicab: Road Rage Caught On Camera (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A brawl between a cabbie and pedicab driver was caught on tape Monday by a local Fox 5 news crew. While out shooting for a story on the rising value ...

Cab Drivers Honored

New York Times | Andrew Keh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Twenty cabdrivers from around the country, including seven from New York City, were honored in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon by the International Ass...

Cab Drivers Still Use Phones Despite Ban And Risks

New York Times | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The ambulance arrived at the scene minutes after the cabs collided, one yellow taxi T-boned into another in a busy Manhattan intersection. Shattered g...

Cabbies Vow Strike As Fares Drop

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago taxicab fares are about to drop for the second time in two weeks. But passengers may soon have a more difficult time finding a cab. The two-t...