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Nissan's NV200, or "Taxi of the Future," is a slender vehicle that smacks of vast improvements when compared with the old, lumbering Crown Victoria cabs that have lined New York City streets for decades. It comes with passenger airbags, sliding doors, rear climate control and a dual intercom so passengers and drivers can communicate, but the convenient NV200 is coming at a mandatory cost for cab drivers, who are now required to purchase one of their...
The sharing economy's stronghold on New York City commerce has seeped its way into how people park their cars, as a new app that intends to alleviate the pain of looking for parking on crowded streets formally launched today. Unlike Uber, Lyft and Car2Go, which all focus on transporting pedestrians for a fee, the parking app SpotPog uses similar GPS technology to let users know when parking spaces free up, so those searching for...
The latest addition to the niche urban cab app market is SheRides, a cab service exclusively for women employing only female drivers, which will afford security and peace of mind to female riders who may feel uncomfortable or unsafe with a male driver. The New York Times reports this morning that SheRides (known elsewhere as SheTaxis but forced to use a different name in NYC because of restrictions on use of the word "taxi" by...
  It's been less than a month since ride share service, Lyft, debuted in New York City, following a good bit of drama involving both the city and the state. But otherwise, things have been running (kind of) smoothly—or so we thought. According to a new report, Lyft drivers may be getting sabotaged by none other than local rival Uber. The allegations come via The Verge, which reported today that Uber has been using so-called "brand...

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