Posts Tagged ‘cab’

Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

crimewatch Compiled by Rebecca Harris Senseless Violence In a seemingly random and purposeless act of violence, a man was assaulted from behind early Wednesday morning while walking on the sidewalk along East 63rd Street, near the intersection at 3rd Avenue. The victim told police that an unknown perpetrator, described as a black male approximately 5-foot-11, wearing [&hellip
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If Cab Fares Increase, Will Drivers Pay More, Too?

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

taxi The Bloomberg administration is looking to raise fares for yellow cabs, but Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky last week declined to say whether the city would also consider a proposal to raise how much taxi fleets can charge drivers. “We’re going to have a public hearing May 31,” Yassky told City & State before [&hellip
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MUGGING, THRIFT AND URBAN ALTRUISM

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Here’s a riddle: how did I get mugged, overhear a TV executive get fired by cell phone and get called the best person in all Manhattan by a Holocaust survivor? Answer: by making split-second decisions to share taxis. The following is a partial memoir of an unrepentant cab sharer—who saves nearly a hundred dollars a [&hellip
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