When we think about how our carbon emissions contribute to pollution and global warming, it can be very difficult to imagine exactly how much harmful gas we are producing.
So one activist group has made it its mission to convert environmental statistics into stunning visualisations which bring home to people how quickly emissions add up.
And this stunning video paints a vivid picture of how New York City pumps carbon dioxide into [...]
More than 400 possible cases of price gouging of gasoline and other essentials, including a $10 box of matches and $7 loaf of bread, have been reported in New York before and after Sandy.
The morning commute quickly got off to a rough start for motorists headed into Manhattan Thursday.
An HOV restriction of three or more people was causing severe gridlock minutes after the change went into effect.
City and state officials announced Wednesday that drivers must have at least three people in their vehicle to cross into Manhattan using any of the East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel from 6 am- Midnight on Thursday and Friday.
All taxis, [...]
On a typical Monday morning a cavalcade of taxis and trucks thunders up Eighth Avenue through Manhattan’s Chelsea district, but as the rain ahead of hurricane Sandy thickened, the traffic on the road thinned.
That made at least one aspect of Sean Ames’s life easier, as his short journey from the Gem Hotel on one side of the road to the Chelsea Gourmet Deli on the other was even quicker than normal.
We warned you back in May that taxi fares could rise 17%, and today as of 12:01 a.m. the new prices took effect.
NYC’s Taxi and Limousine Commission approved the fare increase, which rose from 40 cents for each fifth of a mile (or 60 seconds in stopped or slow traffic) to 50 cents. The base fare will remain $2.50.
Cab drivers are not required to charge the new fares until their first scheduled inspections [...]
Police in north Florida were searching for a man who allegedly went door-to-door at a motel offering to exchange a baby for food.
Orange Park police were trying to identify the man, who was picked up by a taxi at a McDonald’s between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Saturday, but there is no record of any taxis picking them up, according to Orange Park Police Det. Garry Briggs.
Young and naïve, she was one of the many victims of the sex grooming gang – but was the first to speak out against their horrific abuse.
Her nightmare began when she was only 15. A troubled teenager, she decided to move out of her parents’ home to live with an older girl.
‘She introduced me to these men and we’d get free alcohol and cigarettes and food and free taxis and [...]
New York is known the world over to have yellow cabs but now, in a fitting tribute to the ‘Big Apple’, they are turning green.
The new bright green cabs, scheduled to hit the city’s busy roads by June, were unveiled by Mayor Bloomberg on Sunday.
The fleet of livery cabs – known as ‘Boro Taxis’ – will be allowed to pick up passengers outside of Manhattan and in Northern Manhattan above East 96th and [...]
Goldman’s troops are up in arms over the target of the investment bank’s latest round of cost cuts – the humble pot plant.
The bank is thought to spend tens of thousands of pounds a year on the supply and upkeep of plants in its London headquarters but this week ordered that many of them be removed in a bid to cut down on overheads.
Sources say the [...]
I WILL be speaking there at an upcoming conference in September so I do have a bias and hope many people attend to help that economy.
If you want to add a city onto the watchlist – add Chicago. They depend on tourism and tradeshows as well, but have had problems with a workforce at McCormick Place who have an attitude of “I don’t give damn, but pay me double [...]