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June 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Mayor de Blasio announced a new plan from the Taxi and Limousine Commission to extend the existing cap on for-hire vehicle licenses and add a new cap on how long for-hire vehicles can drive around Manhattan below 96th Street without passengers. These two caps combined, the...
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Andrew Weber
May 28, 2019 - 7:21 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police have obtained video footage of the beating of a Lyft driver in Queens last week and the events leading up to it. Video of NYC Lyft Passenger Caught on Camera Savagely Beating Driver | NBC New York The footage shows a man and woman getting into the car and asking to be...
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Andrew Weber
May 24, 2019 - 9:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A group of criminals is robbing Lyft drivers by exploiting a weakness in the Lyft drivers app. Driver Kaymiul Uddin told 1010 WINS that thieves snatched his phone, typed stuff on it, then dropped it and ran out of his car. “I picked up my phone. They closed all the apps,”...
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Andrew Weber
May 21, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Consumer Reports study finds that one out of six Uber and Lyft vehicles operating in New York City and Seattle areas have open safety recalls. These recalls include for dangerous unfixed airbags, and potential for vehicles to catch on fire or for engines to shut down...
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Uber, Lyft fares go up
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May 08, 2019 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Uber and Lyft drivers weren't picking up fares on Wednesday morning, instead they drove a caravan across the Brooklyn Bridge before a rally outside of the Uber and Lyft offices in Queens. RELATED: Report: Uber barring its ex CEO from NYSE balcony during IPO Uber looks to...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 02, 2019 - 8:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Lyft lawsuit attempting to block the implementation of minimum wage law in New York City was dismissed by a New York State judge. At the end of January, Lyft sued the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission over the new law that requires drivers for ridehailing...
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Uber, Lyft fares go up
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April 15, 2019 - 3:06 pm
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The parents of Samantha Josephson are trying to make something positive out of the death of their daughter. She was the New Jersey college student who got into a car she mistook for an Uber. The driver is now charged with murder. RELATED: Chief: Ride-share mistake...
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Taxi driver protest
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February 04, 2019 - 6:59 am
Taxi drivers on Sunday protested the new congestion pricing surcharge being imposed on drivers headed to parts of Manhattan.
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Congestion pricing traffic
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February 02, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Taxis and for-hire vehicles cost more in Manhattan starting Saturday after the congestion pricing increase kicked in.
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A yellow cab in New York City.
Dreamstime
December 20, 2018 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's been plenty of focus on congestion pricing to fix New York City subways, that would have to be approved by the state legislature. RELATED: Bah Humbug: Is congestion pricing in Manhattan close to approval? | State Budget Will Include Congestion Surcharge On Taxis,...
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