NEW YORK — The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has announced it will fine taxi drivers who refuse to accept cards as payments for taxi fares.

Beginning Jan. 23, undercover inspectors from the Commission fanned out across New York as part of Operation: Secret Rider. The inspectors were tasked with operating in much the same was a “secret shoppers” do in retail stores, only with the power to levy fines for


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