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Gothamist's new favorite blog is New York City Hack, which is written by a female cab driver, M.P. M.P. recounts the ups and downs of picking up teenagers, driving in Midtown during the U.N.'s World Summit (don't do it), and which New Jersey drivers suck the most. Plus, there are posts about life at the garage - now we know Pac-Man is part of the decor. Now, if we could only find one for a subway engineer or conductor...

The NY Times ran an editorial supporting a fuel cost surcharge.

Photograph from New York City Hack; the average lifespan of yellow cabs is three years