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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Roosevelt Island Included In New Green NYC Taxi Pick Up Areas, Have You Tried It Yet? Also Hailing Yellow Cab From Phone Test Approved By NY Court

Have you noticed the new Green NYC Taxis and wondered what the story was?

Wonder no longer. Here it is. From the Roosevelt Island Twitterverse:
You will also be able to hail a yellow cab from your cell phone. According to the NY Post:
New York City’s experiment with taxi-hailing smartphone apps got a green light Tuesday from an appeals court.

The state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division said the city can continue a yearlong test of “e-hail” services, one of several recent changes to the taxi network in a city known for its yellow cabs....
and from Channel 11 News: