Hail the Futuristic NYC Yellow Cabs

How many times have you hailed a NYC yellow cab and wondered why the greatest city in the world has some of the crappiest cabs.

If you’ve ever scarred your shins trying to pry yourself out of a New York City taxi or wrinkled your nose at the scratched, always-open partition covered with peeling stickers, you know that the yellow cab is one of those urban fixtures in dire need of a makeover. As you scurry out into a rainy avenue at rush hour, your arm imploringly extended, only to see another seeker emerge half a block upstream and hijack the sun-colored chariot that was meant for you, perhaps the thought has crossed your mind: There must be a better system.

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