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indea for interior
In this design, a passenger in the backseat has more to look at than a copy of the cabbie's hackney license. Other ideas for the inside of the taxi include a built-in baby seat. New York taxis will celebrate their centennial in 2007.
On the exterior, lights give a better indication of whether the cab is in service, and whether the passenger is stepping out into traffic. The Design Trust sees the taxicab not just as a vehicle, but as a public space.
alternative to yellow
At least one designer thinks it's time to scrap the yellow paint.