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 →

NYC Sets New Minimum Wage For AA-Based Drivers From Harlem To Hollis

On Tuesday, New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) passed new minimum wage requirements for drivers working for ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. Going forward, drivers will be paid $17.22 per hour. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls For Immediate Resignation Of NYC TLC Commissioner After Suicides

Today Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement calling for the immediate resignation of New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) top official, Meera Joshi following a number of suicide deaths of NYC taxi drivers. 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 →

Men From Harlem, Washington Heights, Queens Arrested For Impersonating Cops

nypd polic impersonatorsThe men from Harlem, Washington Heights, Queens are facing charges for impersonating police officers while committing a litany of crimes including robbery, arson and calling in fake threats on police radio frequencies. Continue Reading →