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The World's 5 Coolest Cabs

Thrillist | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

New York City's yellow cabs might be world famous, but with a 98 percent chance of getting a driver who's on the phone 100 percent of the time, they're far from the world's best. Or coolest, even.

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...

Bloomberg's 'Taxi of Tomorrow' Rejected For Overstepping Boundaries

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.11.2013 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg's "Taxi of Tomorrow" plan was rejected by the New York State Supreme Court on Tuesday due to an "overreach of executive authority," ma...

Pigeon Vs. Rat

Joe Hutcheson | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York
Joe Hutcheson

I rolled my eyes and settled back into my seat, tears beginning to sting my lower lids. I prayed for the light to change. I prayed for my life to change.

The Avenue of the Americas to Tokyo

Thea Goodman | Posted 09.08.2013 | New York
Thea Goodman

The blonde jumped in front of him and raised her arm, shaking it like an eager student with the right answer. He couldn't let her win and so he jumped right in front of her. She scowled as a car with an "On Duty" sign pulled to the curb.

Sinking or Swimming in NYC

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 01.06.2013 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

New York City may be a "sink or swim" town. But, sinking isn't really an option. Not here. Not now. Not ever. So we will fight.

Locked Doors

Jill Knapp | Posted 09.27.2012 | New York
Jill Knapp

I can't tell you how many times it's happened to me. I stand there, in the rain, or in the snow, or on a perfectly beautiful spring day and I hail a lit cab, and it just drives right on by me.

WATCH: Yes, There Are Women Cab Drivers Too

Posted 09.10.2012 | New York

However politically incorrect, we're guessing many New Yorkers would be surprised to find themselves in a cab driven by a woman. Women behind the w...

'Sexy' Women Protest Bill Targeting Cabbies Who Promote Prostitution

Posted 06.15.2012 | New York

A bill seeking to penalize cab drivers who knowingly aid prostitution by ferrying hookers is being targeted by a group of women who say the legislatio...

An Enlightening Ride

Misha Lyuve | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Misha Lyuve

Every New Yorker knows how important it is for your cab driver to take the shortest and the quickest path to your destination.

Get Ready To Hail A Green Cab

Posted 03.09.2012 | New York

No need to be alarmed the next time you hail a cab ride home and start seeing green. The color is said to be a favorite pick for the Taxi and Limousin...

New Yorkers Aren't Buckling Up In Cabs

Posted 12.29.2011 | New York

A good chunk of New York City cab riders might grumble over aggressive driving, but that doesn't mean they've been buckling up. According to the T...

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 ...

Undercover College Kids Expose Cabbies Who Won't Drive To Brooklyn

Posted 12.02.2011 | New York

In an undercover operation involving college students, more than 360 cab drivers have been fined for refusing rides requiring long distances to outer ...

Good News: Taxis Told To Stop Honking Or Face Hefty Fine

Posted 12.25.2011 | New York

With just one email, the city's soundtrack may have one less familiar sound soon, and we're guessing New Yorkers won't be missing it. After the ch...

Yellow Cabbies Protest Livery Cab Bill; Albany Busy With Other Things

Posted 08.22.2011 | New York

Amidst the busy, busy final weekend of the legislative session in Albany, Mayor Bloomberg circumvented the City Council and slipped Albany a bill that...

PHOTOS: Awesome Decal Costumes For Taxi Figures

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

Next time you're faced with a street full of cabs, take a closer look at their side doors. Notice the lonely black and yellow stick figure blankly sta...

Cab Crashes Into Cafe Habana, Injuring Three

ny.eater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Twitter exploded around 6 PM last night with reports that yellow cab hit a Honda on Prince Street and then ricocheted into Cafe Habana, totaling t...

Ian McFarlane, Taxi Driver Who Took New York Tourists On A Chase, Pleads Guilty

Yahoo! News | MARCUS FRANKLIN, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK -- A man who took five French tourists on a police chase in an illegal airport shuttle van pleaded guilty Thursday to felony assault in excha...

Alleged Cabbie Stabber Indicted

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An arts student accused of slashing a Muslim taxi driver's neck has been indicted on hate-crime charges, prosecutors said Monday as t...

Ahmed Sharif, Stabbed Cab Driver, Gets $30,000 In Donations

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Ahmed Sharif hoped he could garner more than sympathy after he was stabbed by a passenger last week. The long-time cabbie asked the New York Taxi Wor...

Michael Enright, Cab Driver Slasher Suspect, Taken To Psych Ward

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A college student accused of slashing a taxi driver because he is a Muslim was moved from jail to a psychiatric ward, corrections off...

Ahmed Sharif, Stabbed Cab Driver, Meets With Bloomberg

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Muslim cab driver whose face and throat were slashed in a suspected hate crime attack appeared with Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thur...

Sam Stein

Man In Cab Driver Slashing Shot 'Funny Or Die' Video, PTSD Shorts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Well before he was accused of slashing a Muslim cab driver across the neck, Michael Enright, the 21-year-old college student now charged with the crim...

Ahmed Sharif, Stabbed Cab Driver: I Pleaded For My Life (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Ahmed Sharif, the cab driver who was stabbed for being Muslim, says he pleaded with his attacker for his life. Ahmed Sharif spoke to reporters on Wed...