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New York City Yellow Taxi Cab vs. Uber and Lyft

 Nowadays people tend to default to Uber or Lyft or other share rides rather than take a taxi in New York City. I was like this when I first moved to New York.  I was too millennial to ever ride the taxi. I felt taxis were antiquated and that share rides were a way of embracing progress and ultimately the future. That was a little naive to automatically conclude when I had never ridden a New York City taxi But after living in New York for a few years, I've come to realize that taxis are not as irrelevant as one might think. Especially now that there's an app, That's very similar to the technology that Lyft and Uber use. There are situations where taxis are better to take over Lyft and Uber and there are times when it's the opposite. Things to consider are pricing and convenience.  For example, taxis don't have surge pricing the way Uber and Lyft do. So, in this post. we are going to talk about the general rules of thumb of when is it better to take a taxi and when i