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Assembly Passes NYC Taxi Bill To Expand Pickups

Bill gives livery cab owners the option to purchase a permit which would allow them to pick up street hails in Upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs.

Dozens of yellow cabs from New York City lined the streets around the state Capitol on Tuesday as cabbies rallied against legislation to let livery drivers legally pick up passangers who hail them in the city's four outer boroughs and northern Manhattan.