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. By Bill Detwiler | July 19, 2006 -- 11:36 GMT (04:36 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 5 of 5 leg room Leg room is key in this design, but this one might be a little too open for the cabbie's comfort. Topic: Tech Industry Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.