Publication: Highbrow Magazine,
Taxi services are an essential part to the living, breathing metropolis experience. We’ve all seen the classic films with heroines perfecting the taxi-hailing technique, romanticizing the art of catching a cab, ever associated with New York City’s rich history. According to Statistic Brain, the 13,237 taxi cabs in New York are operated by 42,000 different taxi cab drivers. Taxi cabs provide transportation to 241 million taxi passengers. Each driver averages approximately 180 miles per shift.