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San Antonio Police Watching For New Public Menace: Lyft Drivers

Out of all of the issues that people who drive for ride-sharing services might have, we didn’t imagine this one: wondering whether your next passenger is a cop. Yet Lyft drivers in San Antonio received that warning from the city’s chief of police. Could other cities where these apps are doing battle with governments that regulate taxi medallions do the same? [More]

NYC Taxis Now Let You Know When You're Being Taken For A Ride

NYC Taxis Now Let You Know When You're Being Taken For A Ride

Earlier this week, we wrote about how taxi drivers in New York City had been caught overcharging passengers to the tune of $8.3 million over the last two years. To remedy the situation, the Taxi & Limousine Commission will be upgrading all cabs to alert passengers whenever their rate increases. [More]

NYC Taxis Caught Overcharging By $8.3 Million

NYC Taxis Caught Overcharging By $8.3 Million

If you’ve ever taken a cab in New York City and thought, “Wow, that seemed to be more expensive than it should have been,” there’s a chance you might have been right. The city’s Taxi & Limousine Commission has recently admitted that, in just the past two years, drivers have overcharged passengers to the tune of $8.3 million. [More]

Police Make You Give Your iPod To A Cab Driver As Payment

Police Make You Give Your iPod To A Cab Driver As Payment

We’re not like, positive or anything, but we doubt there’s a law that says you have to give your iPod to a cab driver if your credit card is declined. The New York Post says that a woman was forced, by JFK Airport Police, to hand over her iPod or be “taken downtown.”

Donkey’s Bum Makes for a Good Ad

Donkey’s Bum Makes for a Good Ad

Fantastic pack of commercials for “The World of Comedy International Film Festival.” Perfectly satirizes film festival preening, wherein artsy reporters intensely interview the makers of an a slapstick comedy as if they were auteurs.