NEW YORK CABBIES ARE GOING GREEN
By 2012, all of New York City's taxi cabs will be hybrids. The change will reduce carbon emissions from the taxi fleet by 50% - the equivalent of taking 32,000 cars off the road. The new taxi standards are a part of PlaNYC, the City's effort to fight global warming and prepare for the 1 million additional residents that are projected to live in New York over the next 25 years
A veteran New York City cabbie talks about the benefits of his new hybrid taxi.