Taxi Drivers Put Brakes On GPS Technology Suit

Law360, New York (March 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- New York City taxi drivers have agreed to drop a suit against the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission for implementing new global-positioning satellite and credit card technology, which caused privacy and wage-cut concerns.

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman of the Southern District of New York signed a stipulated order of dismissal for the suit on Thursday.

Under the agreement, the commission agreed to make records compiled from the GPS systems regarding driver fares and trip records available to the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, an...
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