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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.
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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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December 17, 2018 - 9:59 am
PATCHOGUE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A Lyft driver is facing charges for allegedly sexually abusing a passenger. RELATED: Hackensack cops chase down bank robbery suspect fleeing scene in Lyft | NYC council votes to cap Uber, Lyft, other ride-sharing apps | Lyft beefing up background checks after latest...
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December 05, 2018 - 12:25 pm
LONDON (1010 WINS) -- Facebook gave certain companies special access to users' data, according to documents released by British Parliament on Wednesday. RELATED: Facebook users want to break Tekashi69 out of jail | Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec; Zuckerberg's a no-show | UK parliament seizes...
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Cars drive through afternoon traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge
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October 30, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Limo drivers have been protesting outside the Kuwaiti Consulate on East 44th Street, claiming to have been stiffed on a huge fare. Dozens of livery drivers who say every day is a struggle in the age of Uber and Lyft say they haven't seen a nickle of a $500,000 tab owed to...
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A yellow cab in New York City.
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October 29, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- 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. Taxi and Limousine Commissioner Meera Joshi tells Monday's New York Post that it's prudent to pause collection of the fees ``at...
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September 26, 2018 - 3:38 pm
HACKENSACK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Police in Hackensack say a bank robbery suspect called a Lyft to make his getaway. They've charged 22-year-old Drew Hughes of Hackensack with holding up the TD Bank branch on River Street, Tuesday afternoon. Cops say he pulled a knife and fled with $1,100. "Hey gimmie...
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August 08, 2018 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City council voted Wednesday afternoon to cap the number of ride-hail app vehicles on the road for one year, and requiring that drivers be paid a minimum wage. Critics claim this will result in longer wait times for passengers and higher fares for rides with apps...
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