De Blasio’s $65 million taxi medallion debt relief plan draws snickers from industry, NYC pols


The city is pledging $65 million toward a taxi medallion owner-driver relief fund to ensure the already ravaged industry doesn’t fall further into ruin, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

The plan to relieve debt-ridden drivers, however, drew criticism from city lawmakers and industry reps who claim it doesn’t go far enough.