Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that he has appointed David Yassky (photo) his new Director of State Policy. Mr. Yassky previously served as City Council Member for District 33, which includes Brooklyn Heights, from 2003 to 2009. After that he served as head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (2010-2013) and Dean […]
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Pace Law School Dean/former NYC Councilmember/former NYC TLC honcho David Yassky and his staff are wishing everyone Season’s Greetings – according to a photo posted by Daily News reporter Celeste Katz.
Brooklyn Heights resident/Pace Law School dean David Yassky has turned a judge’s slip of the tongue into a “teachable moment”. Above the Law: Last Thursday, October 9, the New York Appellate Division (Second Department) held an oral argument session at Pace Law School. The court explained that it was holding the session at Pace as […]
The King of Joralemon Street/former NYC TLC commissioner/former NYC councilmember David Yassky has been named dean of Pace Law School. While Mayor deBlasio used Yassky as a punching bag in the 2012 election, anyone who has used borough taxis, Uber and other taxi apps or taken a ride in a “Taxi of Tomorrow” or admired […]
Democratic mayoral hopeful/Park Slope dad/father of the kid with the best afro since the ’76 Topps Traded card of Oscar Gamble Bill De Blasio said today that one of the first things he’ll do if elected would be to fire Brooklyn Heights resident/TLC commissioner David Yassky. Capital New York: “Well, I’d start by getting a […]
Brooklyn Heights resident/NYC TLC commish David Yassky spoke to NY1 this week about the go ahead for the plan to bring hail cabs to outer boroughs. And the cabs will be painted green(sky). Watch the video here.
Brooklyn Heights resident and NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission chairman & commissioner David Yassky got his way Thursday, as his Commission approved a new “e-hail” smartphone app with a 7-0 vote. Yassky wrote in favor of the technology in Wednesday’s New York Daily News. The app will allows riders to hail cabs with smartphones that […]
Smartphone apps serve every practical purpose these days, from locating an escort service for Cousin Ernie to finding the lowest price on Ducks in Blue Bonnets Collectibles for Aunt Hester. Now, an app exists for finding a taxi within your vicinity. It’s currently operating in San Francisco, with the potential to gear up in NYC. […]
Brooklyn Heights resident/NYC Taxi Czar David Yassky is hellbent on bringing the city’s yellow cabs into the 21st century. His latest mission – 86ing their much hated “off duty” lights. The TLC voted today to abolish the lights allowing now for only two settings – available and unavailable. Also on tap – mobile apps to […]
Not so fast there. A new smartphone app hailed as a tech-savvy way to find a taxi could be a major boon for illegal gypsy cabs. The ZabKab app, released Wednesday, allows anyone with an iPhone to register free as a driver—even if they’re not licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission, according to a […]
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