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  • Ant and Dec rock up to day two of BGT auditions in a New York taxi-style Tuk Tuk January 25, 2023 4:57 pm Daily Mail Ant and Dec rocked up to the Britain's Got Talent auditions in style on Wednesday, arriving in a New York taxi- style vehicle. Ant McPartlin, 47 was seen brandishing a megaphone while co-host Declan Donnelly, also 47, was in the driving seat as day two …
  • 'Russian hackers' help two New York men game JFK taxi system December 21, 2022 6:19 am CyberScoop Written by AJ Vicens Dec 20, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A pair of men living in New York, working with unnamed Russian nationals, hacked and manipulated the electronic taxis dispatch system at John F. Kennedy International Airport as part of a money-making scheme …
  • New York men charged with hacking taxi dispatch at JFK Airport, with a Russian assist December 21, 2022 4:09 am StateScoop Written by Benjamin Freed Dec 20, 2022 | STATESCOOP Authorities in New York City on Tuesday announced the arrest of two Queens residents on charges that they allegedly conspired with individuals in Russia for a gambit in which they co-opted the taxi …
  • Two New York men arrested for conspiring with Russians to hack JFK taxi system December 20, 2022 9:27 pm CNBC Arriving passengers line up to get taxi outside of Terminal 4 at the JFK airport in New York. Jewel Samad | AFP | Getty Images Two New York men were arrested for conspiring with Russian nationals to hack the taxi dispatch system at John F. Kennedy …
  • Uber sues New York taxi commission over pay rise for cab drivers December 15, 2022 4:15 am Irish Independent Uber Technologies sued the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) to block an increase in rates it must pay drivers that was approved last month, calling them “dramatic, unprecedented and unsupported hikes”. The commission on November 15 …
  • Uber Sues New York’s Taxi Commission Over Rate Hikes for Drivers December 10, 2022 8:43 am BNN Bloomberg (Bloomberg) -- Uber Technologies Inc. sued the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission to block an increase in rates it must pay drivers that was approved last month, calling them “dramatic, unprecedented and unsupported hikes.”  The commission on …
  • Uber files legal petition against New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission December 9, 2022 11:54 pm FOX Business Strategic Wealth Partners COO Tony Zabiegala assesses the tech sector and explains how inflation could help propel Uber on 'The Claman Countdown.' The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission is facing a legal petition from ride-share company …
  • Uber Reportedly Sues New York City Taxi Commission To Block Fare Increase December 9, 2022 5:23 pm Forbes Topline Uber filed a lawsuit against the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission on Friday in an effort to block a round of rate increases, Bloomberg first reported, as the ride share giant’s battle against taxis continues. Uber filed a lawsuit …
  • New York City approves taxi fare hike November 18, 2022 8:55 am Standard-Speaker - Pennsylvania NEW YORK — New York City’s taxi regulators will raise fares for the first time in 10 years, a change that city officials hope will boost the struggling industry. × Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content. Please enable it in your …
  • New York City taxi fares see spike, first increase in nearly a decade November 17, 2022 4:35 am KGUN9 - Arizona New York taxi cab fares are set to spike by nearly 23 percent by the end of the year, making it the first cab fare increase in New York City in nearly a decade. The NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission held a vote approving the fare increase unanimously on …
  • New York City taxi fares about to rise 23%, highest jump in a decade November 16, 2022 5:46 pm The Washington Times The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Tuesday to raise the pay of cab drivers and hence will boost metered fares 23%, the first such increase since 2012. Rates for rush hour, overnight and airport-related trips will also rise, as will the …
  • New York City taxi and limousine rate hikes approved November 16, 2022 4:02 pm ABC 7 - New York NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- For the first time in a decade, taxi drivers in New York City are getting a raise. And along with that raise comes fare hikes for passengers. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Tuesday to raise the base fare from $2.50 to $3. …
  • Taxi fares are going up 23% in New York City for the first time since 2012 November 16, 2022 6:45 am Daily Mail Taxi fares are going up 23% in New York City for the first time since 2012 - raising average ride cost from $15.97 to $19.62 – to accommodate for inflation and labor scarcity New York City's taxi fares are set to increase by 23 percent before the New …
  • New York taxi drivers to get first raise in 10 years, riders will pay 23% more November 16, 2022 5:33 am Gothamist - New York New York City taxi drivers will see their wages increase as the cost of a taxi goes up for the first time in 10 years. The Taxi and Limousine Commission on Tuesday approved a set of fare hikes for yellow taxis, which will increase the average cost of a …
  • New York City taxi drivers get first raise in a decade November 16, 2022 2:01 am WPIX - New York NEW YORK (PIX11) — As we head into the holidays, you can expect to pay more for a cab and an Uber in New York City. This is the first raise for taxi drivers in a decade approved by New York’s taxi and limousine commission. “Raising taxi fare rates and …
  • Irina Shayk covers up in a trench coat as she takes a taxi to her gym in New York City November 10, 2022 3:20 am Daily Mail She has was seen looking cozy with her former partner Bradley Cooper earlier this week amid reports that she wants to get back together with the actor-turned-director. But Irina Shayk was going solo on Wednesday when she was spotted heading to a workout …
  • Columbus woman injured in New York City taxi crash working to get home November 2, 2022 4:20 am WCMH - Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A central Ohio family is doing everything it can to try and get their loved one home. Miesha Wallace has been in a New York hospital since June when she was critically hurt after being hit by a taxi, one of six people injured in the …
  • Fact check: Claims of murderous taxi driver in New York are a hoax October 24, 2022 11:29 pm USA Today The claim: Image shows a taxi driver in New York who's killing passengers Social media users are sharing an image they claim shows a serial killer in New York.  "This is a man with Taxi number (2465RB) in NY who drives around taking people to kill …
  • New York City Wipes Out $200M Debt for Taxi Owners October 3, 2022 11:11 pm Governing (TNS) — More than $200 million in debt held by struggling yellow taxi medallion owners has been wiped off the books, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Friday, Sept. 30. Through a program negotiated last year by former Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Chuck …
  • “Where Are You, Big Guy?” Mitsotakis Meets a Greek Taxi Driver in New York September 21, 2022 3:04 pm The National Herald NEW YORK – A surprise awaited Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in New York City, where he is attending the UN General Assembly. In particular, a taxi driver spotted the prime minister walking with his colleagues and greeted him. “Where are you big guy? …