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Saturday, March 25
The City is looking at overhauling taxi regulations for the first time in 20 years with an eye toward "greening" the fleet. Coupled with continued high gas prices and a City Council proposal to add a buck to fares, the upshot is taking a cab is getting much more expensive soon.