Have you ever wondered why almost all taxis are yellow? Or heard any of the stories that drivers tell about the people and events that have occurred in their cabs? For instance, when a woman delivered her baby in the back seat of a cab in New York City. Below are a few other fun facts about taxis that many may not know about these cars we see so often.
Long gone are the days of untrustworthy, anonymous, overpriced ride sharing apps. Recently, All Island Transportation unveiled their brand-new ride hailing app. For the first time, All Island’s loyal customers will be able to conveniently order a vehicle right to their location.
Topics: Long Island Transportation
All Island Transportation, All Island Yellow Cab, Glen Belle Taxi, Ollie’s Taxi & Airport Service, and Taxi Latino are pleased to offer free local transportation on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 to all Physically Challenged and Senior Citizens to and from the polls, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Topics: Long Island Transportation
You may have heard the buzz about recent increases in your LIRR train ticket. If so, that means you could be affected by the new MTA fare hikes. That’s not even the worst part: the Metropolitan Transit Authority has raised fares on New York City subways and buses, bridges, tunnels and the Metro-North Railroad.
No LIRR Strike!
The impending LIRR strike that was looming over all of us in the last few weeks would’ve negatively affected so many Long Islanders if it had come to fruition. Luckily, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that a resolution has been reached between the MTA and LIRR union officials regarding their contract disagreements.
This week, we’re going to bring our lesson on the history of NYC Taxis to a close. We started when we looked at How Taxis Took Over New York City, and continued with The Taxi Timeline: The History of Taxis in New York City, and now we’re going to bring this story into the present!
A few weeks ago, we took a peek into the history of Taxis in New York City. Let’s continue our historical exploration this week, as we look further into how taxis evolved through the middle of the 20th century. This was a time where everything was changing rapidly, and it’s interesting to see how changes within society molded the way the automotive transportation industry grew.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and as it gets nearer, we all find ourselves asking, “What do I get mom for mother’s day?!” While many people opt for a traditional gift, such as flowers or candy, plenty of us look to buy our moms practical gifts that will actually come in handy. When you think of gifts that serve a purpose, you might think of appliances or household items, but what about something that’ll help her get around in her day-to-day activities?
In 2014, we’ve come to rely on taxis for a multitude of reasons—they take us to the train, to the store, to the doctor; we use them for business to transport clients; we use them for leisure when we go out for a few drinks so we get home safely. If you need to get from point A to point B, you know there’s always a taxi nearby to get you there. But the taxis we know today are distant relatives of the first taxis that rolled out onto the streets in 1890. There’s a lot more history in the lifetime of the taxi than most people know—in this three-part series, let’s take a look at taxi evolution over the last century!
In a world that spends countless hours attached to technology, it’s easy to look to the internet when you’re thinking about the best advertising strategy for your company. Banner ads, sponsored Facebook stories, sponsored tweets—these are all valuable ways to share your message with a broad audience. But when it comes to the lowest cost per thousand views (CPM), you may be surprised to learn that the most cost effective advertising strategy is Taxi Top Advertising!