Uptown’s Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Introduces Bill To Save The Taxi Industry

Today, October 17th at 12:00PM on the steps of City Hall, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, chair of the Council Transportation Committee held a press conference where he announced the introduction of a bill and ongoing efforts to ease the burden of declining taxi medallion values, and make the yellow taxi more competitive. Continue Reading →

Council Transportation Committee Hearing Opening Remarks By Chair Ydanis Rodriguez

Today Monday, September 25th at 1:00pm the New York City Committee on Transportation held an oversight hearing on the topic of “Taxi Medallion Values” and introduced bill 963 which would create a task force to study. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: As Uber Falters, Yellow Taxis Provide Great Opportunities For Drivers

By David Beier

Although it is no secret that Uber is facing an ongoing leadership and integrity crisis, the yellow taxi industry is proving it is not going anywhere. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Taxi-Medallion Sales Rev Up

Crains New York reports that Guy Roberts has operated taxi fleets in the city for nearly four decades. And despite the cab industry’s recent troubles, he believes it’s on solid financial ground. Continue Reading →

How Harlem Investor Got The Worse End When Uber Crashed The Taxi Market (Updated)

Crains New York reports that when Dr. Amarpreet Singh received a tip from a patient back in 2013, he was all ears. The city was expanding its taxi fleet, the patient explained. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Accessible Dispatch Rules Pass Unanimously Approved By TLC

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By New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) today unanimously approved proposed rules creating an operational framework for the expansion of its Accessible Dispatch Program to dispatch Yellow Medallion and Green Cabs to passengers in all five boroughs. Continue Reading →