A Kew Gardens man was killed Friday afternoon after crashing his yellow taxi into two parked cars, police said.
Passengers will be dishing out more green in yellow taxis come September. The Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) today approved rate hikes in city cabs by a 6-2 vote with one abstention. It is the first increase in six years. A ride will cost passengers approximately 17 percent more after the increase, the TLC estimates. [...]
Gun-toting teen busted after fatally shooting man in Queens A gun-toting punk was busted moments after fatally blasting a man in the chest in Queens today, police said. Police officers raced to the scene after hearing gunfire break out at 12:30 a.m. in Jamaica, police said. They found the armed 19-year-old suspect standing over the [...]
Police are searching for a man who robbed and assaulted a livery cab driver in Richmond Hill recently. The suspect placed the driver, 59, in a headlock causing the cab to crash into a fence in front a house on 112th Street at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 17, police said. The suspect took [...]
It’s a hail storm in the city, as Mayor Michael Bloomberg urges Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill into law that would grant taxi service to the outer boroughs. The plan, which passed the legislature in June, would allow livery drivers to pick up passengers in northern Manhattan, as well as the other four [...]
Opposing factions of cab drivers are trying to make their case before the new street hail legislation reaches Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk. The city plans on issuing 30,000 new street hail permits that will allow liveries to pick up passengers in upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs if the measure passes. Members of the Livery [...]