Hiring a taxi cab in New York may become a little easier…at least if the TLC (Taxi and Limousine Commission) gets its way. The TLC is commissioning a new app that will allow users to not only hire a taxi cab, but track it and pay for it as well (the system is being shopped to developers currently, so there’s no word on when it might make its way into consumers’ hands). Several companies with experience are looking to get involved–including Taxi Magic (which is currently used in over 45 US cities to hire tabs) and London-based Hailo, which is investigating the U.S. taxi cab system and hoping to gain traction.
About the author: Marc Aflalo
After more than a decade of working with such media giants as CHUM Limited, Standard Broadcasting and Corus Entertainment, Marc Aflalo decided to combine his diverse expertise and form his own, now highly regarded corporation, Aflalo Communications Inc. His intersecting skill-sets in broadcast engineering, radio programming, audio/video production, streaming and internet marketing have resulted in an elite client base that includes such multi-million-dollar companies as Pivotal Payments, GotVMail Communications, Credico Marketing, XM Satellite Radio, Media-Alive, the IndyCar Series, and other businesses developing operational strategies to both grow and form a stable infrastructure. Aflalo was part of the pioneering team who launched XM Satellite Radio Canada in 2005, and oversaw the development and creation of infrastructure and programming. Day to day he manages French operations, Condition of License, Production as well as some of the internal web properties for XM. He oversaw the creation of state-of-the-art broadcast facilities in Montreal (Qc), Quebec (Qc) and Newmarket Ontario for the launch of ATN Asian Radio on XM.
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