Mobile apps threaten New York's taxi industry

The growth of car-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft is changing the way people move around in New York City. The apps are also making it difficult for traditional taxi drivers to make a living.

by

    The growth of car-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft is changing the way people move around in New York City.

    The apps are also making it difficult for traditional taxi drivers to make a living.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.