NYC Cabbies Win Fight Over Fare-Poaching GPS For New Fleet

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 3:28 PM EDT) -- Hours after asking a judge to enjoin the rollout of a new fleet of outer-borough taxis citing an unlawful abandonment of a plan to use satellite-based tracking to prevent fare-poaching in Manhattan, yellow cabbies withdrew their filing Wednesday, saying the city agreed to implement the technology after all.

The Metropolitan Taxicab Board of Trade, which represents 5,000 yellow taxi agents and owners, said the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission had rescinded a June 26 notice saying the GPS tracking requirement would be indefinitely rescinded....
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