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WATCH: Horrible Cab Driver Horrifies Passengers With GIANT Snake

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.11.2014 | Weird News

Comedian and former cab driver Jimmy Failla has a new book coming out. To promote said book, he picked up a bunch of hapless New Yorkers, and then fil...

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.

Judge Oks Taxi-Hailing Apps In NYC

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The city can experiment with letting taxi seekers hail rides electronically, a judge said Tuesday in a ruling that could clear the way for...

Confusing Rooftop Taxi Light System Will Be No More

Posted 11.30.2012 | New York

The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Thursday to simplify the confusing light system atop city cabs. Whereas the current two-light system can signi...

Cab Fares Could Rise 20 Percent

Posted 05.22.2012 | New York

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has agreed to hear a proposal on May 31 to raise cab fares 20 percent. According to The Times, "Such h...

How To Spot A Prostitute, The Cab Driver Edition

Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

A new bill in city council, seemingly modeled after the plotline of Taxi Driver, aims to give hookers a fare chance at escaping exploitation. The ...

Deal Struck On 5-Boro Taxi Plan

Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

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

WATCH: Comedian Offers New Yorkers Free Cab Rides

Posted 11.30.2011 | New York

New York's funniest consumer advocate, Mark Malkoff (you may remember him for bringing a goat inside an apple store, outpacing a city bus on a tricycl...

NYC Considers Adding 1,500 Yellow Cabs

nytimes.com | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York

Eight million New Yorkers. Thirteen thousand yellow cabs. It is a ratio that can flummox a person, particularly during a rainstorm at rush hour. A ne...

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...

Man Killed After Minivan Knocks Cab Into Bus Stop

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A cab struck by a minivan has jumped a curb and slammed into a New York City bus stop, killing a man and injuring six other people. ...

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...