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SheRides Offers Taxis For Women By Women

Posted on September 10, 2014

New Yorkers can already choose from yellow taxis, green cabs or black livery cars. They can tap a smartphone app for a ride, or simply stick out an arm. They can pay with cash or credit.

Now there is one more option: a female driver.

A new livery service starting Sept. 16 in New York City, Westchester County and Long Island will offer female drivers exclusively, for female riders, according to its founder. It will take requests for rides through an app, and dispatch drivers sporting hot pink pashmina scarves.

Full story at www.nytimes.com.

Related Topics: driver training, New York operators, passenger safety, Safety, taxis, women in the industry

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