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Bed-Stuy »

Ride-Sharing App Lyft Ready to Give Uber a Run for Its Money

Lyft, a ride-sharing app, is trying to drum up community support to expand into New York.

Bed-Stuy »

Senior Housing in Bed-Stuy Will Undergo $6M Upgrade

CABS Senior Housing will get a $5.84 million upgrade, according to documents and sources.

Chelsea »

Uber Offers Discounted Rides and Deals in Chelsea This Weekend

Riders can get 25 percent off a trip to Chelsea, plus free drinks and discounts at local hotspots.

Civic Center »

Judge Strikes Down Plans to Roll Out 'Taxi of Tomorrow'

Bloomberg overstepped legal bounds by ordering taxi owners to buy only one vehicle, a judge ruled.

Bed-Stuy »

Section 8 Housing in Bed-Stuy Gets $18M Facelift

A stretch of Section 8 housing in Bed-Stuy received an $18.5 million upgrade.

Chelsea »

'Glee' Star Ali Stroker Talks Chelsea and Getting Around in a Wheelchair

Cafe Grumpy and Le Zie make Stroker's list of top spots to spend time in the trendy hood.

Union Square »

Cab-Jacker Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison After High-Speed Chase

Michael Findley sped at 80 mph through SoHo and the Village before crashing in Union Square.

New York City »

TLC Approves App Pilot Program to Help New Yorkers Hail Cabs

Passengers will be able to use apps to hail cabs beginning this February.

Manhattan »

Plan to Add Vending Machines to Taxis Wins Top 'Next Idea' Prize

A team of entrepreneurs wants to install vending machines in the back of cabs.

Manhattan »

Governor Announces Deal on Livery Cab Street Hail Plan

After weeks of debate, the Governor announced he will sign the mayor's 'Five Borough Taxi Plan.'

Manhattan »

Taxi Plan Would Legalize Street Hails Uptown

The legislation is the latest attempt at making taxis more accessible to Upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs.

Manhattan »

Federal Lawmakers Launch New Push to Force Cabs to Go Green

New federal legislation would allow cities to set fuel-efficiency standards for taxis.

Manhattan »

'Secret Shoppers' Catch Cabbies Refusing Fares

The city is pushing to increase fines for cab drivers who illegally refuse fares after a gruesome incident in Midtown.

Manhattan »

Court Rules that City Can't Force Cabs to Go Green

The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from the city to force taxi companies to buy more fuel-efficient cars.

Manhattan »

Riders Like Cabs — But Not the Cost — Survey Shows

Riders also disliked the backseat TVs, according to a survey by the TLC as part of their "Taxi of Tomorrow" contest.

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