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City Council Ups Fines for Bad Taxi Drivers

The council voted Wednesday to increase the fines for hacks who refuse rides and overcharge.

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Need a Cab? There's an App for That

Uber, a car dispatch service, allows users to hail, track, and pay for cab service with their phones.

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Taxi Drivers Demand Fare Hikes to Cover Rising Fuel Costs

The Taxi Workers Alliance wants to raise the per-mile fare from $2 to $2.50 Wednesday.

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City Tables Plan to Allow Hailing of Livery Cabs

The city couldn't gain support for the plan that would have allowed residents to hail livery cabs from the street.

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FDNY Investigates Claims Firefighters Attacked Cabbie on St. Patrick's Day, Reports Say

A cab driver reportedly claims that four FDNY officers in dress uniform punched him, spat on him and stole his jacket.

Midtown & Theater District »

Cabbie Ran Down Three Men After Fare Dispute, Police Say

Three men were allegedly mowed down by a taxi Sunday after the driver refused to take them to the Bronx, police said.

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311 Launches New Lost and Found Feature for Taxi Riders

People who forget things in taxis can now use the cab's medallion number to find their property.

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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.

Midtown & Theater District »

Bellhop Whistles Drive Some Midtown Tenants Mad

Some residents are considering suing the Muse Hotel on West 46th Street because of noisy whistling.

Manhattan »

Tourist Attacks Cabbie, Takes Taxi on High Speed Ride Through Manhattan

Michael Findley was arrested after he smashed the yellow cab into a traffic pole at Union Square.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Four People Injured in Taxi Accident Near Columbia University

Four people were injured in a taxi accident at West 120th Street and Broadway, fire officials said.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Taxi Cabs Crash on Eighth Avenue in Chelsea

Two taxi cabs crashed into each other at West 17th Street and Eighth Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Three-Car Collision Injures Four People in Murray Hill

Four people were taken to the hospital after three cars collided at Lexington Avenue and East 35th Street.

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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.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Cabbie Ticketed After His Taxi Explodes on UES, Report Says

Police reportedly issued the driver a summons for blocking the road, after his car blew up in the street.