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Law to allow Suffolk to regulate taxis passes
State lawmakers have approved a measure that will allow Suffolk County to regulate its 2,500 taxis, limousines and livery vehicles and generate an estimated $340,000 year in new revenue.
The new law, which still needs the approval of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, will allow the county to set standards for insurance and inspections and provide regulatory oversight over cabs and limos to ensure consumer...