Taxi And Limousine Commission

TLC Discrimination Ads
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Lynda Lopez
February 18, 2020 - 5:43 pm
The Taxi and Limousine Commission on Tuesday rolled out a new advertising campaign to encourage people to speak up if they are snubbed by a driver because of their race or destination.
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A cab driver in Chinatown
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Kristie Keleshian
February 16, 2020 - 11:00 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city taxi commissioner are warning cabbies amid reports that some drivers are avoiding Asian-American communities and customers over fears of the coronavirus.
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Yellow Taxi
Xinhua/Li Muzi
Kevin Rincon
November 18, 2019 - 5:23 pm
A rally was held Monday morning with the goal of saving the taxi industry in New York City.
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NYC Taxis
Dreamstime
November 27, 2018 - 12:24 pm
After eight suicides in the industry, the New York City Council is getting ready to tackle mounting debt among taxi drivers.
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NYC Taxis
Dreamstime
October 29, 2018 - 7:54 pm
New York City is waiving nearly $20 million in fees owed by taxi cab owners in an effort to ease their financial burden after a string of driver suicides.
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Uber
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October 07, 2018 - 11:24 am
A man working for Uber killed himself this past week in Washington Heights.
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NYC Taxis
Dreamstime
June 16, 2018 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A cabbie has committed suicide -- the sixth in recent months. Abdul Saleh, 59, was apparently under pressure because of debt. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance said he was found hanged in his Flatlands apartment. He was a Yemeni immigrant who put in 12 hours a day. The...
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