"Oddly, wonderfully, this Philip Livingston mystery got better after my original post. Here's a link to an article I wrote last year, with more information under my belt. Check out the slide show on the Examiner article site, too:
"Here's a follow-up on NYC's final decision for its new fleet of taxis. The city announced today that the "Taxi of Tomorrow" honor will go to Japanese automaker Nissan, thus rejecting the high-contending Turkish company Karsan. Taxi of Tomorrow…"
"I just uploaded the free Landmark West! Walking Tour by New York City's Upper West Side preservation group, Landmark West. It's not an audio tour -- you have to read the texts -- but it's exceptionally chock full of architectural details, from the…"
"David, a Taxi & Limousine Commission spokesperson did follow up on my call about the survey. He reiterated that "it is far from a done deal!" The Commission will ultimately decide the winning car company, and has not yet fixed an announcement date."
"My understanding of the story is that the survey is a formal weigh-in of public opinion, akin to a public hearing, indicating a probable deal. The media has been talking up the front-runner status of the Turkish design for several months now. But…"