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Cabbie Collides with Bowery Traffic Light

Posted December 14, 2010 at 2:28 pm

At around 1 am last night, a cab in the northbound lane of Bowery skid and collided with the temporary traffic light in the intersection of Prince Street.

Cab Collision Friday Night on Delancey

Posted December 6, 2010 at 6:08 am

Traffic in the westbound lane of Delancey was a clusterfuck on Friday night, with congestion and horn-honking the unsurprising result.

Update on Yesterday’s Cyclist Accident at Bowery and Delancey

Posted October 13, 2010 at 6:36 am

Yesterday morning at around 9:05 am, an eighteen-wheeler struck a cyclist in the intersection of Bowery and Delancey.  One Boogie reader (and good Samaritan!) was on scene and emailed us a detailed report of what transpired.  As the tipster aptly notes, the intersection is a “fucking deathtrap.”

Livery Hits Cyclist on Lafayette

Posted June 17, 2010 at 6:25 am

The intersection of East Houston and Lafayette is dangerous enough, even without the subway superstation mess that has appropriated the area.  It’s a high traffic zone full of commuters on foot, bicycle, or in cars.  During the morning rush yesterday, a livery driver collided with a cyclist.

GPS in Cabs?

Posted September 21, 2009 at 6:19 am

In a gridiron street system such as Manhattan, it’s quite hard to imagine a cabbie needing a GPS system.  In fact, it doesn’t instill much faith in the driver’s navigational abilities.  Well, sure enough, we hopped in a cab last week on Delancey which was pimped out with the third-party dashboard technology.  Something about GPS […]

Another Bling Cab Spotted Uptown

Posted August 25, 2009 at 6:19 am

In response to the Bowery Bling Cab, a reader wrote in to say that another such cab was spotted uptown, near the corner of 53rd and 3rd (cue Ramones). The picture reveals that these are not the same drivers, despite the strikingly similar pimped-out rims. Does the Taxi Commission have a new covert fleet they […]

Pimped-Out Bowery Cab

Posted August 14, 2009 at 6:18 am

We were enjoying a few cold ones at Phebes the other day when a pimped-out cab stopped at the intersection of East Fourth and Bowery. Check out those rims! Some cabbies need to ride in style.