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Bhairavi Desai

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Drivers and Politicians Lobby Senate to Pass Livery Cab Bill

    Esther Zuckerman​A collation that included City Council members, yellow cab taxi drivers and the president of Livery Base Owners gathered on the steps of City Hall this afternoon to ask the State Senate to pass a bill that allows livery cab drivers to make pick-ups in the outer boroughs and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Ahmed Sharif, Wounded Muslim Cab Driver, Receives $30,000 in Support

    ​Ahmed Sharif, the Muslim taxi driver stabbed last week by a drunken passenger, will likely be unable to work for at least four months. "He can't even pick up his baby because of the wounds to his arms. He can't turn his neck," said Bhairavi Desai of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance.

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    City Cabs May Get Spy Cameras

    EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation claims the surveillance cameras it has affixed to the outside of its vehicles have saved the company half a million dollars by showing its drivers' lack of culpability in accidents. Cabs companies around the world either installing cameras or asking for ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2007

    Hail No!

    Cabbies get taken for a ride by the taxi commission, so you don't.

  • News

    May 23, 2006

    Taxicab Concessions

    High-tech, high-level wheeling and dealing makes all of us fare game

  • News

    May 30, 2000

    Taxi Widows

    Compensating the Families of Slain Minority Cabbies Is a Bureaucratic Nightmare

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