Taxis Getting Technology for Blind Passengers

Former Gov. David Paterson was present for the announcement Tuesday in front of City Hall

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    Some city taxis are getting technology to help visually impaired riders make sure they're not being cheated.      

    Former Gov. David Paterson was present for the announcement Tuesday in front of City Hall.      

    Paterson is legally blind. He says he has often suspected that cabbies asked him for a higher fare than was on the meter, but he had no way to prove it.      

    The new technology will eventually be installed in about half the city's yellow cabs.

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