It's been so many years since I actually took a taxi in New York City. With Uber, Lyft and all the other ride sharing apps, you almost never think of the old-school taxi cab. And a lot of things have changed.

First of all, you can now watch TV on the little screen in the back of the cab. Also modern technology has reached the taxicab industry with the advent of credit card terminals. Remember when you used to only be able to use cash in a cab? Also, taxi drivers can now avoid traffic snarls by using Waze, just like we all do.

There is one thing however, that still remains a rule in the Big Apple. Somethings never change.

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