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7 Ways Uber Can Step Up Its Game

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Druce Vertes, CFA

If Uber can come up with market designs that allocate scarce perishable resources in real time more efficiently and make people happier, that's applicable in a lot of areas and worth far more than the taxi industry they're disrupting. It's a hundreds-of-billions of dollars type of problem.

WATCH: A Day In The Life Of An NYC Taxi

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.18.2014 | Travel

Urban jungle or urban labyrinth? To an NYC taxi, the city is both. And now, you can watch a taxi do its maze-tracing, money-making thing for a full...

The City With Best Taxis In The World

Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel

We've always loved their encyclopedic knowledge of even the smallest mews (thanks AZ!), and it turns out others like them, too. For the 6th year in...

WATCH: NYPD Cops Lift Cab Off Pedestrian

Posted 01.15.2013 | New York

Hero cops came to the rescue of a 19-year-old man after he was struck and pinned beneath a New York City taxi. Police officers from the 40th Precin...

LOOK: NYC's New Cabs Are 'Apple Green'

Posted 04.30.2012 | New York

Watch out yellow! The Big Apple's got a new color in town. The new Five Boro Taxi was unveiled Sunday, and its official new color is called 'apple...

WATCH: Two New Yorkers Take A Taxi To Los Angeles

Posted 06.21.2011 | New York

Sick of undressing at airport security lines, cramming next to strangers during long, airless flights (where not even peanuts are free anymore?). Yes,...

Supreme Court Won't Hear Case About City Forcing Cabs To Go Green

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Supreme Court put the brakes on New York City's greener taxi efforts. Federal judges had blocked the city's fuel regulations, designed to make ta...

Why Do Cabs Disappear At Five?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you've ever had the feeling that it's impossible to find a cab in the late afternoon, there is now statistical proof that you aren't nuts. New da...

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 ...

Taxi-Share Program To Begin This Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City is set to roll out a new taxi-sharing program beginning this Friday. Some cabs will begin operating like city buses, following set ro...

Taxi 50-Cent Surcharge Added For MTA Bailout Plan

NY1 | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Starting this Sunday, an extra 50-cent surcharge will be added on all taxi rides. The fare hike was passed by the state Legislature back in May as pa...

Hacks Protest 50-Cent Taxi Fee Outside Penn Station | Victor Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A new 50-cent surcharge on yellow cab rides has hacks hopping mad. A dozen taxi drivers held signs and chanted "Ax the tax" outside Penn Station on S...