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New York Times: Reckless loans devastate a generation of taxi drivers

New York Times: Reckless loans devastate a generation of taxi drivers

A New York Times investigation exposes the reckless loans made to taxi drivers to finance the medallion required to drive a cab. Some industry leaders ...

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Colin Quinn Talked To NYC Cab Drivers About The Industry’s Suicide Crisis (HBO)

Colin Quinn Talked To NYC Cab Drivers About The Industry’s Suicide Crisis (HBO)

Earlier this month, a cash-strapped taxi driver in Queens took his own life. But the tragedy was hardly a unique situation: he was the eighth cab industry suicide ...

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New York's Yellow Taxi: A ride of different cultures - BBC NEWS

New York's Yellow Taxi: A ride of different cultures - BBC NEWS

Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews One of the few female taxi drivers in New York City looks like a traditional Indian woman, but when she ...

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“Modern-Day Indentured Servitude”: How Predatory Lenders Devastated New York City’s Taxi Drivers

“Modern-Day Indentured Servitude”: How Predatory Lenders Devastated New York City’s Taxi Drivers

A new investigation by The New York Times has exposed the financial schemes at the root of the New York City taxi driver crisis. While the advent of apps like ...

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NYC Taxi Medallion Owners Are Screwed

NYC Taxi Medallion Owners Are Screwed

Imagine seeing your retirement account balloon to $1.3 million and then crash to $140000. That's essentially what's happened to thousands of New York City ...

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NYC taxi driver killed by his own cab while chasing robber

NYC taxi driver killed by his own cab while chasing robber

Police are investigating the death of a taxi driver in the Bronx who was run over by his own cab while chasing a thief late Sunday night. 65-year-old Mohammad ...

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How City of New York Sold Out Taxi Drivers and their Families to Uber

How City of New York Sold Out Taxi Drivers and their Families to Uber

40% of New York City medallions are owned by independent owner / drivers who support their families by driving full-time and following the rules.

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Brooklyn Taxi Driver Killed After Robbery

Brooklyn Taxi Driver Killed After Robbery

Police are asking for the public's help finding the passenger responsible for a Brooklyn taxi driver's death; CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.

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Is Uber Killing the Yellow Taxi in New York City?

Is Uber Killing the Yellow Taxi in New York City?

As Uber's stranglehold over the taxi industry increases, some New York yellow cab dispatchers have found themselves in an unprecedented predicament: sitting ...

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NY's Immigrant Taxi Drivers Despair as Taxi Industry Slumps

NY's Immigrant Taxi Drivers Despair as Taxi Industry Slumps

A financially distraught yellow cab driver from Romania recently hanged himself in his New York garage, marking the fourth suicide among city taxi drivers in as ...

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Taxi Drivers : New York

Taxi Drivers : New York

A bord de taxis jaunes, pédicabs, calèches, limousines, "gypsy cabs", Water taxis, la caméra de Pierre Brouwers nous emmène de découverte en découverte ...

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Uber vs. Taxi in New York

Uber vs. Taxi in New York

Daily News reporter John Spina dived into the Uber vs. Taxi debate and looked at how long it would take to get from point A to B in a Taxi vs and Uber in New ...

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Taxi driver killed by his own cab while chasing bag thief in New York

Taxi driver killed by his own cab while chasing bag thief in New York

A veteran yellow cab driver has died after he was fatally injured by his own car while trying to chase-down a passenger who had stolen his bag.Mohammad ...

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Video shows taxi crashing into Manhattan restaurant

Video shows taxi crashing into Manhattan restaurant

Eight people were injured when a taxi crashed into a restaurant in Manhattan Thursday. It happened at 53rd Street and Ninth Avenue in Hell's Kitchen, with the ...

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Police Investigate Taxi Driver's Death

Police Investigate Taxi Driver's Death

Police are trying to identify a young man who may have played a role in the death of a taxi driver Sunday in the Bronx.

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