Taxi

The long-awaited "Taxi of Tomorrow", which was specifically designed for use in New York City by Nissan, got a workout on the city's streets this week in advance of the fleet's arrival in October.
Jun 6, 2013   The New York Times
Ted Mann explores the new wave of mobile applications changing the way cabs and their customers interact, which could make the act of physically hailing a cab obsolete in as soon as five years.
Sep 25, 2012   The Wall Street Journal
Urban Planning Professor David King has found that rather than working in competition, taxi cabs actually augment public transit networks.
Feb 5, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
London requires more topographical knowledge of its taxi drivers than any other city in the world. Now researchers have found that acquiring 'the knowledge' required to gain certification physically changes a human brain.
Dec 10, 2011   The Atlantic
The beauty of street paint is that it costs next to nothing and it can have a huge effect in a very short period of time.  Anyone watching how New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan transforms public streets into public spaces with paint, planters, seating, and signs knows how the installation of these materials overnight works like magic. Opinion
Mar 27, 2010   By Ian Sacs
The city of Los Angeles has instituted an experimental program encouraging people to hail taxi cabs rather than call ahead, an effort the city hopes will create a "cab culture". This column is skeptical about how much impact the plan can have.
Jan 5, 2009   Los Angeles Times
With thousands more licensed taxis than New York City, Dublin Ireland is facing a glut of idle cabs.
Dec 2, 2008   The Globe and Mail
A federal judge has put the kibosh on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to require taxi companies to use mostly hybrid vehicles by 2012.
Nov 3, 2008   New York Times
I live a ten-minute cab ride from the airport. I love it. Many a morning, I have stumbled down the porch steps in flip-flops and a business suit, carrying an overnight bag and high heels to make a flight in an hour's time. Opinion
Sep 30, 2007   By Jess Zimbabwe
On the Sunday that the April Nor'easter dumped the second highest rainfall ever recorded in Central Park, I waded to the New York Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center. Opinion
Apr 23, 2007   By Barbara Knecht