April 27, 2004

Taxi Rate Hikes

Heh.

In my view, the long beleaguered NY cabbie very much merited this too belated raise (much more than his grossly overpaid London counterparts).

True, in London you have more leg room and the cab often, er, smells better--but the shortest hop and a skip often runs you what you'd pay to go to, say, La Guardia.

And am I alone in being somewhat annoyed that septuagenarians often appear to be behind the wheel of London's black cabs?

It slows one down a bit, doesn't it?

Give me a daredevil-like emigre from points Rawalpindi flying perilously down 7th Avenue any day.

[ed. note: Off-topic? Sure. But allow me a little mini-rant here and there, O.K.? Its been that kind of week so far...].

Posted by Gregory at April 27, 2004 11:13 AM
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