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NYC Taxi Drivers Feel Powerless in Battle over Congestion Prices

Driving in Manhattan will soon become an expensive proposition. The budget approved in Albany in late March will introduce congestion pricing to New York City. Under the new plan, drivers passing south of 60th Street in Manhattan will be charged a toll that could range from $11 to $25 per trip.   But the new tax  isn’t the only measure […]

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Long hours, little pay for city’s taxi drivers

Two taxi drivers committed suicide over the struggle.

Business / News

Some immigrant cab drivers left professional careers in their native land

There are 42,000 taxi cab drivers in New York City. Eighty-two percent of them were born in foreign countries. Some of the have higher education degrees in their native countries.

Green Taxis Act paves way for hybrid fleet
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Green Taxis Act paves way for hybrid fleet

The Green Taxis Act would allow city officials to set higher fuel efficiency standards.

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New cab law could mean cleaner air for NYC

Mayor Bloomberg proposed the Green Taxis Act last month, which could mean cleaner air for New Yorkers.