After the ground breaking announcement, from the New York Taxi and Limousine commission on the Wednesday 2nd of May, comes this statement this morning;
Judge Puts Brakes On E-hail Taxi Apps As Livery Cabs Cry Foul
NEW YORK -- An appellate court judge is slamming the brakes on the city's controversial e-hail pilot program that allows New Yorkers to request yellow cabs using their smartphones.
State Supreme Court Justice Helen Freedman issued an emergency injunction Wednesday, blocking the one-year pilot program that launched Tuesday night with a yellow cab option on the Uber smartphone app.
Source: LCT mag online.