Mayor de Blasio Puts For Hire Vehicle Cruising Cap And Extends License Cap Into Effect

Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday took steps to quickly put into effect a historic set of Taxi and Limousine Commission regulations that will combat congestion from Harlem to Houston by requiring high-volume for-hire vehicle app companies to more efficiently manage their fleets. Continue Reading →

Following Arrests, Mayor de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriquez And Others Announce Findings Of Taxi Medallion Brokers

Mayor de Blasio today announced the findings of his 45-day investigation into the practices and policies of taxicab medallion brokers. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Cracks Down On Predatory Practices In Taxi Industry From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration today announced it arrested a Staten Island man accused of impersonating a City Marshal in order to repossess taxi cabs and medallions from unsuspecting taxi owners. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: As City Works To Regulate Uber, Access To Taxis Is Better Than Ever Before

By David Beier

New York City’s new law to regulate multi-billion-dollar ridesharing companies like Uber has been broadly supported by taxi and Uber drivers alike. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Rep. Rodriguez Is Leveling The Playing Field In The Taxi Industry (Spanish)

Here are remarks, as prepared for delivery, by uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez at the Committee on For-Hire Vehicles hearing on Monday, April 30th: Continue Reading →

Taxi Driver Says He Was Violently Attacked After Driving Couple In Harlem

A fight over a cab fare ended with a taxi driver getting violently beaten in Harlem late last week. That cab driver talked with CBS2’s Ali Bauman Sunday about the couple he claimed left him unconscious. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rep. Espaillat Presents Viable Alternative For NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat addressed the need for better policies in response to the growing influx of new driving services, rideshare applications and challenges facing New York City taxi drivers with the current licensing and regulation structure of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). Continue Reading →

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