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Marla Diamond
March 04, 2020 - 7:41 am
The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission is now encouraging drivers to clean their vehicles at least daily over coronavirus fears.
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Rich Lamb
January 22, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Uber and Lyft drivers on Wednesday urged New York City lawmakers to reverse a ban on rooftop ads for for-hire vehicles.
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Kristie Keleshian
December 24, 2019 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A Manhattan judge threw out Mayor Bill de Blasio's cruising cap regulations, calling them arbitrary. The plan was to require ride share app drivers below 96th Street to spend no than 36 percent of the time without a passenger in their vehicle. The cruising cap would've start...
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NYPD
WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 09, 2019 - 7:32 pm
The NYPD is searching for a man who waved a gun at an Uber driver and threatened to shoot him during an argument in the Bronx.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 06, 2019 - 2:22 pm
Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Most would guess the most popular Uber destination in New York City is the Metropolitan Museum of Art or maybe the Empire State Building – but the top spot isn’t actually a tourist attraction.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 30, 2019 - 12:08 pm
As a livery cab driver in the Bronx for more than a decade, Orlando Lantigua knows some of his customers well. If they don’t have money to pay today, they can pay him later. He often gets dispatched by his base station to pick up children and take them to school, without their parents in the car.
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Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 7:33 pm
New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 01, 2019 - 8:51 pm
A judge has upheld New York's first-in-the-nation law putting a cap on the number of for-hire vehicles in the city.
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Mack Rosenberg
October 16, 2019 - 7:54 pm
Those who drive for ride hailing apps in New York City want to form a union and have called on the state to overrule the federal government to allow the move.
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