NYC Taxi Hailing App: Taxi and Limousine Commission to Vote

New Yorkers may be able to hail cabs with a smart phone app if the measure is approved.
3:00 | 12/13/12

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Transcript for NYC Taxi Hailing App: Taxi and Limousine Commission to Vote
Hailing a cab in New York City is about to undergo a big change in just a few hours in the taxi limousine commission. People don't know whether to allow you to flagged down a cab but with -- -- Eyewitness -- reporter Anthony das is live now in midtown with details -- Anthony. -- boards elected body everybody a lot of comments coming in for these guys out here on sixth avenue all of these tactics. Certainly -- nothing to say they're actually try to get a feel for those new application. Using your Smartphone now as we said the taxi -- they -- commission meeting at 10 o'clock this morning they will vote on this Smartphone app. Once again this is a pilot. Program the last -- -- year giving everybody a chance to learn the new system. And to comment about the new system but hopefully you'll be able to use your -- -- Mortar attack to get even before you step out the door talked facility taxicab drivers out here this morning they're giving this idea let's review. -- Absolutely no idea -- was what did you get what they can give the totally -- -- they issued a solemn. The album Belo and dig dig into the dead -- and last I am delighted that. The thought that's it Baghdad's -- does it -- -- the way I -- today. It is because you know is -- -- moved. You can get that bus and -- ran away. In his -- usually -- Now opponents of the plan -- livery cab drivers they're the ones. They usually get a cell phone call -- disk that's. -- -- -- -- -- this makes and a whole lot harder to do business of taxicabs are able to be held by using a new app. That's -- let's not permit to Anthony Johnson channel seven high witness news.

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