Video: New York’s taxi drivers blockade bridges and demand help

A caravan of taxis shut down the Brooklyn Bridge and the Queensboro Bridge on Thursday afternoon, leading to local traffic warnings.

The latest in a string of protests, the group of drivers, organized by the N.Y. Taxi Workers Association, is asking for debt relief due to lost income amid the pandemic.

Below is background to the situation New York’s taxi drivers find themselves in, and they are front line workers during the Covid-19 pandemic

Video from CBS New York

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