Posts tagged "taxis"

‘Bar Roulette’ App Sends You To A Top Rated Surprise Bar In Your Nabe

Ever have the urge to be magically transported to a mystery drinking establishment so that you can feel like you’re waking up from a blackout but like, in reverse? Well then, here is the app for you!
The cool new app was built by Tyler Swartz and takes info from Yelp and then mashe…

Katrin Higher / August 15, 2015

PornHub’s Times Square Billboard Has Vanished

PornHub’s extraordinarily inoffensive Times Square billboard has been taken down. [Jezebel]
Find out 14 new things about Margaret Atwood. [Buzzfeed]
Read about the scary gender and power dynamic of cabs. [Feministing]…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 9, 2014

Female Taxi Drivers Are Way Outnumbered

Only 170 of New York City’s 46,000 taxi drivers are women, according to the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. “Because of security concerns and the solitude involved, driving a taxi is less attractive to women,” said Alfred LaGasse, executive director of the Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association. In other countries, women have begun working a…

Catherine Strawn / January 8, 2009