Livery

New apple green taxis unveiled by mayor
New apple green taxis unveiled by mayor
News Billy Rennison 4/30/2012 at 9:46AM

The new color for the fleet of liveries that can pick up street hails has been unveiled and is fitting for a city called the “Big Apple.” Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the new color — apple green — with Taxi and Limousine Commission Chairman and Commissioner David S. Yassky at City Hall plaza on Sunday, [...]

Liu in FBI cross hairs
Liu in FBI cross hairs
News Jay Lane 12/23/2011 at 9:08AM

Liu in FBI cross hairs A federal probe into the campaign fund-raising operations for city Comptroller John Liu is now focused on the candidate himself, The Post has learned. “If campaign-finance rules are being circumvented or violated, there’s certainly a question whether the candidate himself knew about it or was a party to it,” one [...]

Hail, yea! Pols reach deal to bring street hails to outer boroughs
News Billy Rennison 12/21/2011 at 3:15PM

After months of negotiations and gridlock, the street hail bill finally received the green light. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday, December 20 an agreement had been reached to bring street hails to all five boroughs. The deal came just one day before the Wednesday, December 21 deadline. The plan allows livery cabs to pick [...]

Taxi gab: Governor in talks to resolve cab issue
News Steve Mosco 12/14/2011 at 2:33PM

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 [...]

It’s cabbie VS cabbie on hail bill
It’s cabbie VS cabbie on hail bill
News Billy Rennison 9/27/2011 at 8:38PM

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 [...]