Uber, Lyft driver shortage boosts business for taxis

New York’s yellow cabs are making a comeback.

A driver shortage at Uber and Lyft has left city riders frustrated with high fares and long wait times, leading many to step off the curb and raise a hand.

“Business has been great. I’ve never seen it like this before,” said Tainur Rahman, a cabdriver from the Bronx. Rahman, who has been driving for about a decade, said he’s optimistic about a sustained rebound in the summer months to help make up for profits lost during the dead months of Covid-19 lockdowns.

Already suffering from an inundation of app-based drivers during the past several years, cabbies were dealt

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