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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.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Proposal to Alter Little-Known WaHi Taxi Stand Triggers Surprise

The city has proposed altering a 181st St. taxi stand, but many locals never knew it was there in the first place.

Manhattan »

Livery Cab Depots Shut As Drivers Rally at City Hall

Livery drivers descended on City Hall to demand that they be allowed to continue to serve the city.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Livery Drivers Protest Ticket Blitz in Washington Heights

Cabbies said the city's crack down on illegal street is unfair, and also attacked new plan for metered cabs uptown.

Midtown & Theater District »

Man and Child Injured After Three-Car Accident on Broadway

Witnesses said a SUV hit a taxi, which propelled into another cab at West 56th Street and Broadway.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Three Hurt As Taxi Crashes Into Ambulance on UWS

Driver and 2 passengers hospitalized after crash at CPW and W. 96th Street

Midtown & Theater District »

Muse Hotel Agrees to Silence Bellhops' Whistles

Residents say their block has been besieged by the shrill sound of whistles blown by bellhops at the Midtown hotel.

Manhattan »

City Council Ups Fines for Bad Taxi Drivers

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

Manhattan »

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.

Manhattan »

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.

Manhattan »

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.

Manhattan »

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.

Manhattan »

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.

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.

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