While some things about getting around New York haven't changed much -- the subway is still faster than a taxi 95% of the time, and good luck hailing a ride to the outer boroughs on a rainy Friday afternoon -- the technology inside the taxis has been upgraded quite a bit in the past five years. Cab riders in the Big Apple have had the option of paying by credit card since 2008, and they now "enjoy" ride-long backseat video from the local ABC and NBC affiliates playing on an embedded touchscreen display (yes, there's an off button).
New York City taxi riders will now be able to hail a cab using smartphone applications after a state appeals panel cleared the way for a pilot program to move forward. The measure adopted by the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commis... Read Post
On Christmas Eve, Uber announced a significant change to its Uber Taxi pricing in New York City. The fare increase is simple: Any UberT hailed will come with a $2 "booking… Read Post