Mark Treyger's proposed law would make New York City the largest in the nation to ban the practice.
Under a new law, cabbie MD Hossain could be the first to face jail time after killing a pedestrian.
A man's body was found at the Lowenstein Center at West 60th Street and Columbus Avenue Monday.
The unidentified man was pushing a shopping cart along Atlantic Ave. when he was hit by the truck.
Jamal Green, 42, was killed and four others were wounded by a gunman dressed all in black, police say.
John Blanco, 27, died from his injuries after crashing his motorcycle on Aug. 1.
Boris Kiderman, 80, was killed by a bus at Third Avenue and East 20th Street.
An 18-year-old Rosedale man died after being stabbed in the back Saturday night.
The victim died Sunday at the Canal Street station, through which the 1 train runs, authorites said.
The 75-year-old man was killed shortly before 8 p.m., according to police.
An MTA bus fatally struck a 33-year-old woman at 59th Street and Seventh Avenue, police said.
Ignecio Cubano, 69, was killed at the corner of East 138th Street and St. Ann's Avenue, officials said.
The changes to Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard are sparking controversy with Harlem neighbors.
Adrian Garcia, 25, was shot and killed Sunday at 805 Pelham Parkway North in the Bronx, police said.
The DOT is set to begin a long-awaited overhaul of Fourth Avenue on Monday.
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