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Uber and Lyft cars now outnumber yellow cabs in NYC 4 to 1 – Curbed NY

The reign of the yellow cab may be coming to an end. Though still an icon of the city, the actual number of yellow taxis on the road is dwindling, having lost “significant ground” to a burgeoning fleet of cars summoned by an army of one-syllable ride-hailing apps like Uber, Lyft, Via, Juno, and Gett, […]

The reign of the yellow cab may be coming to an end. Though still an icon of the city, the actual number of yellow taxis on the road is dwindling, having lost “significant ground” to a burgeoning fleet of cars summoned by an army of one-syllable ride-hailing apps like Uber, Lyft, Via, Juno, and Gett, the Times reports.

And indeed, the yellow cab numbers are comparatively bleak: today, there are 13,587 yellow cabs on New York City streets. The total number of black cars: 60,000, more than 46,000 of which are connected with Uber, though they may be hooked up to other services as well.

Source: Uber and Lyft cars now outnumber yellow cabs in NYC 4 to 1 – Curbed NY

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