Images: The 21st-century taxicab

Images: The 21st-century taxicab

Summary: New York's taxis don't have to be retrofitted sedans from Detroit. They might even be designed for the passenger's benefit.

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  • exterior lights

    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.

  • leg room

    Leg room is key in this design, but this one might be a little too open for the cabbie's comfort.

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