One Way Taxis Still Beat Uber: When You Want to Fuck in the Car

There are moments when your desire to do the dirty overtake your desire to do so in a private environment. And if you're like enviable New York hipster journalist Rachel Rabbit White, you'll do it in a cab, on a slab, in the park or in the dark. But you won't do it in an Uber. Because they suck for spur of the moment… » 3/05/15 4:00pm 3/05/15 4:00pm

New Cab Company With Female Drivers Is for Women, by Women

Soon women in New York City will be able to request a lady cab driver. I’m not sure, but this might be as exciting a choosing a female OBGYN for my annual pap smear. Sorry, dude doctors. » 9/08/14 10:40am 9/08/14 10:40am

Lady Cab Drivers Take Self-Defense to Prepare for Work

Cabs for women aren't a new thing in the world, and they're not a new thing in India, either. However, Delhi's Cabs for Women by Women is notable because after the violent gang rape and heartbreaking death of the young student in the Indian capital, their business spiked by 40 percent. Consequently, the small team of… » 2/14/13 10:50am 2/14/13 10:50am

Cabs Need No Longer Be Rolling Strip-Club Ads

Some New York cabbies have earned an important measure of control over their livelihoods: they no longer have to drive around ads for strip clubs if they don't want to. » 9/16/11 4:35pm 9/16/11 4:35pm

The Pick-Up Artist

Oldskool curbside racial profiling is so last century (last season?) As Tracy Morgan explained on Letterman last night, nowadays, the premier transportation problem facing Lamborghini-owning African-American males is being mistaken for the taxi drivers who used to pass them by. » 7/23/09 1:40pm 7/23/09 1:40pm