Livery cab services, better known as “those black cabs you hail down on a Saturday night in Brooklyn when you can’t find anything else, and who end up charging you $25 to go from Williamsburg to the Lower East Side but what are you going to do?” (or alternately: “Those cars that take you to the airport,”) are getting their rides pimped out by the city.
Yes, your favorite part of regular taxis–those looping segments of Talk Stoop, weather reports, and Jimmy Fallon segments will be coming to a shady backseat near you. Honk! But here’s the good news: those little television screens won’t be a requirement for black cabs as they are for the yellow, making them already 100 times better. Read More