Uptown Council Member Rodriguez And Others Call To Save The Livery And Corporate Black Car Services

Today, Monday, November 18th, Transportation Chairman, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by NYC Livery Base and Corporate Black Car drivers and owners, and community leaders and advocates,

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of For-Hire Vehicle Cap From Harlem To Hollis

New York’s Supreme Court has rejected Uber’s bid to overturn the cap on the number of ride-hailing vehicles allowed to cruise the city’s streets without passengers. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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