13 Dec '12, 10pm

少し前に、タクシーアプリのUberがニューヨーク市から撤退することが伝えられましたが、一転、今日の投票で試験的にタクシーアプリを導入することが決まったようです。↓は投票前の段階で書かれた記事です。

少し前に、タクシーアプリのUberがニューヨーク市から撤退することが伝えられましたが、一転、今日の投票で試験的にタクシーアプリを導入することが決まったようです。↓は投票前の段階で書かれた記事です。

Hailing a cab in Manhattan can be a tricky art to master. It could be made easier by smartphone apps. New Yorkers use smartphone apps to learn when the next bus is coming, find the gas station with the cheapest price and make dinner reservations. How about finding a nearby taxi? Turns out, there’s an app for that, too. The only catch is that it isn’t available in New York City — at least not yet. As part of Mayor Bloomberg’s drive to make New York City government more tech-savvy and accessible, the Taxi and Limousine Commission has proposed rules that would enable taxi-hailing apps. These rules are slated for a vote Thursday, but they face stiff opposition from big car service companies. The case for taxi-hailing apps is straightforward. If the technology exists to allow a would-be passenger on Amsterdam and 75th to “e-hail” a taxi driver on Columbus and 74th — and now, th...

Full article: http://www.yellowcabnyc.com/blog/relax-tap-app-hail-cab-d...

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