Category Archives: Livery town car drivers

Gone in 60-seconds

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Local food cart rips off tourist near Ground Zero charging $30 for hot dog

May 20, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has been on the vanguard of doing something about the parasitic

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More placard parking abuse

April 18, 2015- BatteryPark.TV previously reported on a court employee abusing an

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Why are federal cops from Washington illegally parking all over BPC?

April 19, 2015- Last year, the Tribeca subcommittee of CB1 was the venue where large angry

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Downtown Connection bus operator deactivates GPS, provides no service on weekends

Update March 21, 2015- The weekend drivers are either derelict, sleeping somewhere instead of working

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As Uber and Lyft poach drivers, yellow cab drivers get worse

Update March 19, 2015- Uber drivers now outnumber yellow cab TLC drivers.

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Topic of illegal police car parking on North End and River terrace discussed

March 4, 2015- The NYPD’s decision to long-term park unmarked cars all over northern BPC

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The city’s best outdoor cafe has just been turned into an NYPD parking lot

February 3, 2015- The CB1 met tonight. In a rare move, the Commanding officer of the First Precinct, Brendan Timoney,

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Review: I signed up for Uber, and it works well

December 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I used Uber for the first time. It was

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Gateway installs concrete barriers to prevent taxi U-turns in driveway

October 30, 2014- The blogging snarkist might say,

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NYPD helps remove tour bus from North End Ave

September 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On Saturday, September 6th, 2014, a tour bus was illegally parked in the turning lane on North End Ave. This is a moving violation and not

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Cops ticket truck illegally parked on North End Avenue as PEP do nothing

July 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was biking this evening and saw a huge tractor trailer tow truck illegally parked in the turning lane in front of The North End

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Chase Bank hotdog guy forced to move

July 29, 2014- The viewer tipping us off last night was correct. The hotdog guy who had made his home by the Chase Bank entrance for many years, serving franks just feet from the epicenter

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Sidewalk vendors flood to BPC as 9/11 Memorial opens

June 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The day of reckoning has arrived. We have all been wondering what will be impact the 9/11 Memorial on the quiet community of Battery Park City.

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NYPD make good effort against tour buses in south BPC

May 1, 2014- A team of NYPD traffic cops were promptly eradicating illegally parked tour buses on South End Avenue. Recall, the BPCA

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Letter: Illegal town cars block disabled access to bus stop on Vesey Street

March 12, 2014- Letter to Editor by David Feldman The problems (that BP.TV wrote about) persist. A dispatcher, wearing a bright orange vest is positioned just past the bus stop on Vesey Street. His job is to guide vehicles, and … Continue reading

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The reason deadly cab drivers keep their TLC licenses

February 10, 2014- The WSJ reports that New York State and City have very narrow definitions of vehicular homicide, including only people driving while drink or on drugs. Therefore, many dangerous drivers with past histories of deadly crashes continue to … Continue reading

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An extremely illegal taxi line on Vesey Street

Illegal town cars are out of control on Vesey Street

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Illegal town cars are out of control on Vesey Street

January 27, 2014- I was walking into the WFC when I heard a woman at the bus stop say “Officer, officer, these cars are blocking the bus stop. I have to go into the middle of the street to get … Continue reading

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Brand new Goldman Sachs MD’s cause SUVs to illegally block North End Ave

January 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The chronic problem of the Conrad Hotel allowing large groups using the hotel to have their transportation illegally park on North End Avenue was in rare form tonight. The entire strip between … Continue reading

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