A judge yesterday lifted the legal roadblock that prevented the city from testing an app to help New Yorkers hail cabs.
Judge Carol E. Huff ruled against a group of livery cab companies who charged in a lawsuit that the "e-hail" pilot would hurt business.
In her decision, the judge pointed out the app -- which would allow users to request a cab -- is only in the testing phase.
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Yellow cabs just got a whole lot greener.
Six all-electric Nissan LEAF taxi cabs hit the streets Monday, with each car saving drivers $17,500 a year in gas costs, according to TLC Commissioner David Yassky.
The new cars were introduced as part of a pilot program as a way to gauge the possibility of an all electric fleet. More will be on the way in October.
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When it comes to a Valentine's Day promotion by a contraceptive company, the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission aims to be more safe than sorry.
Trojan, which tussled with the city over a vibrator giveaway in the summer, plans to offer free taxi rides in Greenwich Village during the evening hours Thursday and Friday.
The cabs, which have a roof ad shaped like a condom, will have a... » more