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Sunday September 23, 2018

Stories related to ‘New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission’

Uber and Square End Their NY Taxi Programs

Uber and Square End Their NY Taxi Programs

Both Uber and Square are halting their taxi pilot programs in NY. Both companies have tried negotiating with the Taxi and Limousine Commission in NY to allow riders to use their products. Uber currently has an app that lets people hail black cars and vans, but according to The Verge, had to ask cab [Full Story…]

Square to Partner with NY Taxis?

Square to Partner with NY Taxis?

Square, a mobile payment company founded by Jack Dorsey, is rumored to be signing a deal to increase partnership with NY to get its card reader into more cabs. The NY Post reported that the deal follows a visit that Dorsey made to NY last week to chat with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Taxi [Full Story…]

Uber Offers NY Passengers Hybrid Option

Uber Offers NY Passengers Hybrid Option

Starting this week, San Fransisco- based startup Uber will begin to offer users in NY the option of booking a hybrid car instead of a taxi. This option will cost about 10 to 25 percent more than a normal taxi, but is cheaper than the 40 to 100 percent premium users pay for a black town car, [Full Story…]

Use Your IPhone, Droid to Hail a NYC Cab

Use Your IPhone, Droid to Hail a NYC Cab

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission and Sense Networks on have released an app for the iPhone and Android that uses taxi location data to allow New Yorkers to catch cabs.  The app, called Cabsense, uses data and a algorithm to point New Yorkers to corners where they have the [Full Story…]