Post Tagged with: "livery cabs"

Driver Woo Suk Jung recently became an Uber driver after working for a Korean call taxi company (Photo by Soyoung Kim for Voices of NY)

Korean Taxi Companies – and Drivers – Respond to Competition

Business, Business Fellowship 2015, Transportation March 29, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Korean call taxi companies, and their drivers, are adjusting to the new business environment of app-based taxis and shared rides in the New York area.

The green all-borough taxis have yet to take off. (Photo via The Uptowner)

All-Borough Taxis Hit Roadblocks

In the News, Transportation September 12, 2013 at 7:32 pm

They’ve been on the streets for a month but the green all-borough taxis face wariness from both drivers and passengers, and with delays in installing cab equipment, it’s not been the easiest start for the new cabs, finds The Uptowner.

The challenge of going back to school becomes more difficult without a steady job, as indicated by these workers. (Photo by Zaira Cortez via EDLP)

Sandy Could Prove Good for Jobless

Business, Economy, Environment, Latino November 1, 2012 at 2:00 am

Hurricane Sandy could end up creating an array of job opportunities for day laborers, contractors and drivers as the city starts to to rebuild and get workers to and from work in areas without subway service, El Diario La Prensa reported.

Ramon Valentin worked at the Esmeralda bodega until 8:30 p.m. Monday. (Photo Jose Acosta via El Diario)

Bodega Owners, Livery Drivers Kept Working Despite Sandy

Business, Economy, Environment, Latino October 30, 2012 at 11:39 pm

Many businesses closed their doors before and during Hurricane Sandy, but a few served their communities until the very end, El Diario La Prensa reported.

Fernando Mateo, president of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers shows the box that contains 10,000 signatures asking Governor Cuomo to not sign the bill.

Gypsy cab drivers’ struggle takes unexpected turns

New York, Politics October 12, 2011 at 3:28 pm

For the second time in less than a week, taxi drivers without medallions demonstrated outside Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office, this time to demand exactly the opposite of what their colleagues called for last Thursday: that the governor not approve of the bill that would authorize gypsy cabs to pick up passengers in the street.