New York loses to London in global taxi survey

The Big Apple’s iconic yellow cars took the silver when it comes to top cabs across the world.

A survey released Tuesday by Hotels.com ranked the black taxis in London as the best cabs overall in the world, receiving 22% of votes from 2,683 respondents across 30 countries. New York came in second with 10%. The researchers said London cabs led among several survey categories, including cleanliness and knowledge of the area. New York topped two categories: value for money and availability.