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Articles about "NYC Cabs"
Tech for the Real World: Uber Rush
April 15, 2014
Need something delivered across Manhattan, but you don’t have time to do it? Well, Uber has a new service that will aid you in your delivery and recipient needs. Uber Rush is the new facet for Uber which primarily specializes in taxi-cab-on-demand services. Through the Uber app customers will now be able to use a courier service. Couriers sporting a Uber messenger bag will appear when summoned through the app, and deliver packages by foot or on bike to recipients.Read More
The Never Ending Battle With the Taxi of Tomorrow
September 26, 2013
The Taxi of Tomorrow has been a long debated topic, and it doesn’t seem like the debates are going to end anytime soon. The Bloomberg administration came under fire for its original requirement that all cabs be replaced with the new taxi. Now, after some regulations have been lifted and more options made available, drivers are still unhappy with the city.Read More
T is for Train, And Now, Taxi As Well
August 24, 2012
When almost everything else in New York City is getting a makeover of sorts, why should the city’s ubiquitous yellow cab not get in on the action? Be it the white collar residents of the Financial District or the trendy arty types that seem to swarm the Chelsea neighborhood, everyone in New York has gotten into one of these stunningly yellow painted vehicles at least once in their lives. While the fuel-efficient taxis of today are a far cry from the yellow sedans of the nineties, the New York City taxicab is undergoing one more transformation—and this time, it’s the cab’s logo that is changing.Read More
Meet the Next Generation of NYC Cabs
April 03, 2012
The new look of Manhattan is getting a cab to match. Timed to coincide with the New York Auto Show, the New York City cab of the future will be unveiled today when the city debuts the Nissan NV 200. These aren’t just any old cars that are being subbed in to replace the current fleet though. Nissan designed the NV 200 from the ground up for the sole purpose of being a NYC cab. Generally speaking, an international car company like this doesn’t specifically design a car for one metropolitan market, but after winning a 10-year contract in the City’s Taxi of Tomorrow Contest to be NYC’s sole manufacturer of their 13,000 cabs – a contract estimated to be worth $1 billion – Nissan’s designers tailored the NY 200 to meet the needs of New York City apartment owners and renters.Read More