With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial Futures

Before the coronavirus pandemic, New Yorks taxi industry was battling a suicide epidemic, with drivers drowning in debt taking their own lives.

Now, as city residents are being told to stay home, ridership has plummeted 90%, and drivers say they have fewer options than ever for a paycheck, CBS2’s Ali Bauman reported Monday.

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Before the coronavirus pandemic, New York’s taxi industry was battling a suicide epidemic , with drivers drowning in debt taking their own lives.

Now, as city residents are being told to stay home, ridership has plummeted 90%, and drivers say they have fewer options than ever […]

$
$
$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Make a Donation

BK Reader is brought to you for free daily. Please consider supporting independent local news by making a donation here. Whether it is $1 or $100, no donation is too big or too small!

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *