Taxi line app gets green light

Ride-sharing service BandWagon allows passengers to leap to the head of airport taxi stands. The Taxi and Limousine Commission has given it the go-ahead.

...A onetime performance artist who started a moving cooperative, Very Polite Movers, to help people schlep their belongings around the city, Mr. Mahfouda has focused for years on encouraging people to share resources. He started BandWagon in 2011 with $212,000 in grants from the New York State Energy Research and Development Agency and an additional $200,000 in money from angels, friends and family. Ensconced at NYU-Poly's clean-tech ACRE incubator, BandWagon has just two employees and a lot of Poly interns.

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