An Uber driver makes a frantic phone call in Mandarin to gather information for paperwork. More than 20 staff members at Primetime Brokerage fields questions from swarms of anxious listeners that surround them. Such was the scene at the taxi and rideshare service agency based in Sunnyside, Queens Thursday afternoon, as dozens of Uber and […]
The Taxi and Limousine Commission has been struggling to meet a court-ordered quota of vehicles capable of carrying wheelchairs and motorized scooters for a decade — and coming up short.
The city wants to toss out a class-action suit brought by drivers ticketed for illegal airport pickups, but the plaintiffs keep pressing for a trial.
The Taxi Workers Alliance on Monday filed suit to stop the TLC from rolling out an initiative that would allow dormant “green taxi” licenses to be used for a new type of unmetered livery vehicle.
The plan to allow revamped ‘Boro Taxis’ to operate without having to adhere to a color scheme — or the ability to pick up street hails — sparked protests from hacks who say supply is outpacing demand.
The city plans to test a new type of for-hire vehicle that will no longer have the signature Granny Smith apple-colored look of the taxis that only operate in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, The Bronx and Upper Manhattan.
While the new EV taxi licenses are in demand and many new charging stations are coming, those who already made the electric switch say powering up now is a headache.
Freshman Taxi Commissioner David Do says he wants to know what life on the road is like for drivers so he can make more informed decisions for the industry.
A new UCLA study finds ride-hail companies have been claiming a bigger piece of the pie ever since drivers began receiving a city-guaranteed minimum wage in 2019 — peaking in April 2020.
A surcharge added to every yellow or green cab ride could rise from 30 cents to $1 in a new effort to meet a long-blown accessibility deadline.