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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 Uber vs. New York City Taxi battle has been waging for quite some time now. The rise of ride-sharing apps has decreased the value of medallions, and many yellow cab drivers have defected to work for Uber, leaving the New York City taxi industry in an unforeseen crisis. But the city's taxi industry has just brought out a new big gun: Arro, an app for hailing yellow and green cabs. Eighteen months in the making,...
Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to place a cap on the growth of Uber vehicles operating in New York City was thwarted yesterday after weeks of tense debate and some impassioned maneuvering on behalf of the rideshare service. Uber launched an email campaign on Wednesday that quickly accrued momentum amid a stream of celebrity endorsements via Twitter and nods from Governor Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials. Now, Uber won't have to worry about a potential...
If you've used Uber in the last few days, you've likely come across a peculiar advisory on the ride-share app—one that directly calls out Mayor Bill de Blasio for pledging to crack down on the number of Uber drivers clogging up New York City streets. Because of an unprecedented rise in drivers for hire in New York and the relatively stagnant number of official taxis combing the city streets in comparison, Mayor de Blasio proposed a...

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