Michael Grynbaum, New York Times Metrodesk transportation reporter, talks about bankers and traders who have turned to taxi driving after they’ve lost their jobs on Wall Street. He’s joined by Scott Curtis, who spent 25 years as a trader on Wall Street and now drives a cab, which lets him to meet potential employers. Grynbaum’s article “Eyes Once on the Ticker Are Now on the Meter,” appeared in the Times on October 14.
The city is removing the last single-space parking meter in Manhattan today. Michael Grynbaum of the New York Times joins us to reflect on the landmark.
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The city of New York recently announced a new fleet of taxi cabs that will be fully loaded with upgrades - including a new "low-annoyance" horn. New York Times transportation reporter Michael Grynbaum joins us to discuss the city’s latest round of taxis and what these less obnoxious beeps might just sound like.