New York City’s Taxi and Livery Commission met this morning to decide whether or not consumers will be allowed to hail and or pay for yellow cab rides in Manhattan with apps by companies like Uber, Hailo, Lyft, or some other upstart.

Seven TLC commission members voted in favor of a one-year trial, with two members abstaining.

Read our updated report with further details about New York City’s pilot taxi app program.

Tags: hailo, sharing, taxis, uber
Photo Credit: A taxi in New York City. Chris Jones / Flickr.com