Frederick Amoafo just won the first International Taxi Driver of the Year award. WNYC rode along with Amoafo last month to see first hand how he navigates the mean streets of New York.
The same number of people will die on the roads this weekend as in 1959. And that's progress.
Labor Day Weekend Edition! Congestion is a city's friend. Driverless cars could save gas. The reclining seat battle continues. And Google is in the drone game.
Uber recruiting Lyft drivers may spark a federal investigation. Or maybe it's just a Lyft PR campaign? And to avoid crunched knees on a plane, pay the person front of you to sit upright.
Safety culture at the LIRR and the subway system is “performing fairly well” — but at Metro-North, a panel finds “there is strong evidence to suggest that this is not the case.”
As the G train returns to service next week, a free transfer from the G to the J/M will come to an end. Riders and elected officials are hoping to make it permanent.
Uber has fired another salvo in the intense competition for vehicle-for-hire business in the D.C. region, slashing rates for its popular “ridesharing” service UberX by 15 percent.
A Volkwagen worker forms a union to fight the union. Uber is trying to sabotage Lyft. Cable cars in Colombia help people get jobs. And, take a film tour through NYC subway history.
Federal highway safety funds went unspent. Rainstorms at Burning Man spark huge traffic jams. Tesla's CEO does personal customer service.
A train operator drove from Canal Street past the Spring Street station on Aug. 11, only stopping when she saw the headlights of a southbound A train in the West 4th Street station.
Car title loans are a $4 billion business in Texas. California's earthquake damaged an overpass. Complaining on social media is "commuter therapy." New York's "bike lobby" gains ground.
The simple answer is that a base gets a $500 fine for dispatching a driver who isn’t licensed by the TLC. The tricky part is proving that the driver was indeed dispatched.
It will take a couple of months for the new vehicles to start rolling. The move doubles the fleet serving the outer boroughs and uptown Manhattan.
More Philly students may pay to get to school. More freight trains are exempt from federal safety rules. LAPD's drones are "locked up in a federal building."
After a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board, workers at the bikeshare company could vote within weeks to form a union.
Nearly every police precinct in the city is writing more tickets for dangerous moving violations, according to a WNYC analysis of police data.
Cars are talking to each other. New Jersey has bike EMTs. Citi Bike workers can vote to unionize.
Floods strand Phoenix drivers. New delivery startups don't need trucks. And an old lady backed up near Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche, yadda yadda.
Las Vegas explores mass transit options. A new device can project your mobile phone onto your windshield. And people keep getting into strangers' cars, thinking they're Uber.
DC-area rideshare drivers are accepting illegal street hails, and the Taxicab Commission says it does not have enough inspectors to stop the unauthorized pickups.