GOOD Design Daily: Finalists for New York's "Taxi of Tomorrow" GOOD Design Daily: Finalists for New York's "Taxi of Tomorrow"
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GOOD Design Daily: Finalists for New York's "Taxi of Tomorrow"

by Andrew Price

November 27, 2010



Here's the Nissan:


And here's the Ford:



It's a little unclear to me why they're all so large. According to this New York City taxi factbook, there's an average of 1.4 passengers per trip, and I'm guessing most of them don't have a stand-up bass. 

The city sounds pretty noncommittal about the whole thing, though: "Whichever of these designs that the City selects, if any, will be the next New York City taxicab (subject to constant improvements and enhancements) for the next ten years."

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GOOD Design Daily: Finalists for New York's "Taxi of Tomorrow"