Taxis & Limos
Komanoff: The Congestion Toll Solution That Could Have Been
Rest in Peace, 15-9-3. Let’s hope whatever toll rabbit the panel pulls out of the hat this month breeds contentment, not contempt.
Judge Blocks City From Its Plan to Issue Unlimited EV Uber/Lyft Licenses
The ruling comes mere days after the alliance representing cab drivers sued the city over its plan for an unlimited number of new licenses for electric app-based cabs.
Limitless E-Ubers and E-Lyfts Will Hurt Traffic, Air, People: Suit
The plan to allow an unlimited number of electric for-hire vehicles will have disastrous consequences for congestion, pollution and traffic violence, according to transportation economist Charles Komanoff.
KOMANOFF: Adams’s ‘Green Rides’ Initiative is Bad Transportation AND Climate Policy
Mayor Adams has made a bad decision to waive the de Blasio-era cap on the number of ride-hail vehicles allowed in New York City, so long as the extra cars are electric.
Thursday’s Headlines: Fleet Week Edition
The entire taxi fleet — including Ubers and Lyfts, plus yellows — will have to be electric or handicapped accessible by 2030. Plus other news.
Tuesday’s Headlines: Taxi Driver Edition
It was a pretty slow Monday, but we have news from the Traffic Mobility Review Board meeting!