Uber announced plans Wednesday to start using self-driving cars to pick up passengers in Pittsburgh sometime in the next several weeks. That’s one way to (indirectly and perhaps accidentally) deal with an apparently pervasive sexual assault issue!
Following a recent bill mandating sexual harassment training for taxi drivers in New York City, the Taxi and Limousine Commission is beefing up how they identify sexual contact and harassment by announcing more serious penalties for predatory drivers.
In New York City, a new bill has been proposed to combat the rise in sexual assaults among female cab riders by requiring anti-sexual assault training from drivers. In 2015, the number of rapes against women in taxis jumped to 14, up from 10 the previous year.
On Thursday, New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission voted to give the people what they want, which is silence during cab rides: a year-long pilot program will phase out Taxi TVs in 1,000 cabs.
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…
Forget sexy firefighters calendars. Real connoisseurs of beefcake know this year is all about the sexy NYC cab driver.
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.
A slew of new apps aim to protect women from all the skeez out there.
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…
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.