Imagine the fare

NYC cab in the South End

CraigglesofDoom presents us with today's mystery: What was a New York City cab doing in the South End today?



Free tagging: 


For decades, NYC taxis had

For decades, NYC taxis had the fare printed on the doors.

Who's the idiot graphic designer who thought it would be better to replace it with a tiny picture of someone hailing a cab, and the text "Metered fare, Flat fare to JFK"?


Boston has a flat rate book which you can Google and look up any community in Massachusetts and major cities in the Northeast (complete with directions). If it was a Boston cab going to NYC, the fare would be $700.80. For NYC, long distance fares are negotiable, but this should give you an idea of what's expected.