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New York Cabbies

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.

Credit Cards and "Taxi TV"

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

I am a hesitant to say this, but New York's credit-cards-in-cabs system is great. My big remaining complaint is "Taxi TV" -- the boring, annoying reports and ads that are occasionally impossible to turn off.

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 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...

Cost Of NYC Taxi Medallions Soars To $766,000

USA TODAY | Taylor McGraw | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- As Wall Street still wobbles under the pressure of a weak economy, one New York asset class stands firmly on all four wheels. Taxi medalli...

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...