Taxi Strike

Round 2 A Dud?

This seems to be the thinking of many throughout the city as the 24 hour strike came to a close at 5 a.m. this morning. Just like last month, we once again have both sides spinning a different version of events & success. The Metropolitan Taxicab Board Of Trade estimated that more than 95% of […]

Monday = Taxi Strike Round 2

As you all know, I’ve been on top of the whole NYC/TLC vs Taxi Drivers war since August. The war will reach another major point this Monday when round 2 of The Taxi Workers Alliance strike takes place. The city has once again announced strike pricing which kicks in at 5 a.m. which coincides with […]

Round 2 Is Set!

Two days ago I wrote about the possibility of a second round to the NYC taxi strike. Round 2 has been changed from a possibility to actual reality. The Taxi Workers Alliance is requesting 40,000+ taxi drivers to turn off their engines for 24 hours. The 24 hour strike is set to begin at 5 […]

Round 2 Anyone?

Round 2 anyone? The question is definitely on the mind of many as NYC might be asked to deal with round 2 of a taxi strike. Mayor Bloomberg seems to think the city is ready for a second round & even thinks the taxi drivers should know better. He says the city will be ready […]

NYC Taxi Drivers Dealt A Huge Blow

This past Friday, NYC taxi drivers were dealt a huge blow as a federal judge declined their request to have the installation of GPS units & credit card machines blocked. The drivers continue to feel that the city overstepped its boundaries by mandating the installation of both devices. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman is […]