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De Blasio finance commissioner will also regulate taxis

Today, the City Council approved Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appointment of his own finance commissioner, Jacques Jiha, to serve on the board of the Taxi and Limousine Commission

 

 

Aug. 21, 2014

 
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Cuomo administration approves city sale of taxi medallions

De Blasio adminstratio can proceed, potentially bringing in $1.3 billion

Aug. 21, 2014

 
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NY Airport group calls for green-cab pickup

Though almost a third of all LaGuardia airport passengers and a tenth of all JFK passengers take taxis, "long lines plague passengers during peak travel times," according to the city's only airport advocacy group

Aug. 20, 2014

 
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Negotiations over soccer site stall as city looks elsewhere

NYCFC and de Blasio administration seek alternative to location near Yankee Stadium

Aug. 20, 2014

 
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New group aspires to speak for taxi passengers

Cab Riders United will call for more borough taxis, more electric vehicles and better child-safety provisions

Aug. 19, 2014

 
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Subways graded, from 7 to 2

Straphangers Campaign annual report card rates the 2 train as the worst line

Jul. 30, 2014

 
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On Lehrer, Ray LaHood gets a lesson in NY

Reinvention commissioner talks about what's not on the table

Jul. 29, 2014

 
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Where’s the big fix for the Port Authority terminal?

In the shadow of a dreamed-of Penn Station overhaul

Jul. 29, 2014

 
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De Blasio: Lawsuit the wrong path for property-tax reform

Mayor has vowed to fix what he perceives as inequities in New York City's  property-tax system, but says a lawsuit filed against the city and state to change the system is not the right path for reform

Jul. 28, 2014

 
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Joshi on the irony of Lyft’s ‘peer-to-peer’ taxi model

"It's funny, they say they want the peer-to-peer model in New York, but it's ironic the number of aspects of their model that are already here in New York," Meera Joshi, the city's taxi commissioner, said today

Jul. 28, 2014