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Colin Quinn Talked To NYC Cab Drivers About The Industry’s Suicide Crisis (HBO)

Colin Quinn Talked To NYC Cab Drivers About The Industry’s Suicide Crisis (HBO)

Earlier this month, a cash-strapped taxi driver in Queens took his own life. But the tragedy was hardly a unique situation: he was the eighth cab industry suicide ...

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NYC Taxi Medallion Owners Are Screwed

NYC Taxi Medallion Owners Are Screwed

Imagine seeing your retirement account balloon to $1.3 million and then crash to $140000. That's essentially what's happened to thousands of New York City ...

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How City of New York Sold Out Taxi Drivers and their Families to Uber

How City of New York Sold Out Taxi Drivers and their Families to Uber

40% of New York City medallions are owned by independent owner / drivers who support their families by driving full-time and following the rules.

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The Fall of New York City's Taxi King

The Fall of New York City's Taxi King

Evgeny "Gene" Freidman is known as the Taxi King. He is the largest medallion operator in the country, but has recently run into trouble from shrinking medallion ...

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New York Times: Reckless loans devastate a generation of taxi drivers

New York Times: Reckless loans devastate a generation of taxi drivers

A New York Times investigation exposes the reckless loans made to taxi drivers to finance the medallion required to drive a cab. Some industry leaders ...

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New York taxi medallions sell for $1m

New York taxi medallions sell for $1m

An aluminium medallion is the license to operate a yellow taxi in New York City. It can be bought and sold like anything else. But almost nothing else has risen in ...

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How Uber destroyed the NYC cab market

How Uber destroyed the NYC cab market

CNN's Jon Sarlin explains how Uber moved into the biggest market in the country and defeated the formidable yellow cab industry.

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NYC Taxi Suicide Epidemic

NYC Taxi Suicide Epidemic

Iconic New Yorkers Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade tragically took their own lives last week. But another group, New York's cab drivers, is seeing an ...

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IMMIGRANTS BUY MEDALLIONS FOR MILLIONS, NYC SAYS GO SCREW YOURSELF

IMMIGRANTS BUY MEDALLIONS FOR MILLIONS, NYC SAYS GO SCREW YOURSELF

TLC Hearing April 6, 2017. This is just one of many many many people complaining about their lives being destroyed by TLC inaction.

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Cab Drivers Demand Relief from High-Price S.F. Taxi Medallions

Cab Drivers Demand Relief from High-Price S.F. Taxi Medallions

Cab drivers in San Francisco are struggling to compete with Lyft and Uber while the city requires them to have medallions, which cost up to a quarter million ...

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“Modern-Day Indentured Servitude”: How Predatory Lenders Devastated New York City’s Taxi Drivers

“Modern-Day Indentured Servitude”: How Predatory Lenders Devastated New York City’s Taxi Drivers

A new investigation by The New York Times has exposed the financial schemes at the root of the New York City taxi driver crisis. While the advent of apps like ...

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NYC Taxis Explained

NYC Taxis Explained

Why does NYC have yellow, green & black taxis? The answer is a mix of history, politics and economics. And emoji. || First video! Thanks for watching!

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ANGRY TAXI MEDALLION OWNER PUTS NYC TLC IN THEIR PLACE!

ANGRY TAXI MEDALLION OWNER PUTS NYC TLC IN THEIR PLACE!

From the TLC hearing April 6th, 2017. Many many more people gave TLC an earful.

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San Francisco Could Be On Hook For Defaulting Taxi Medallion Loans

San Francisco Could Be On Hook For Defaulting Taxi Medallion Loans

Wilson Walker reports on how the SFMTA's plan to make money of taxi medallions is at the center of a looming financial collapse (12-18-2017)

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Illegal Everything: Taxi Monopolies

Illegal Everything: Taxi Monopolies

Outrage over Uber's surge prices after #ChelseaExplosion. But govt monopoly on taxis makes them MUCH more expensive, as I've covered:

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