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Upgrade upsets taximen

Randy Bennett

Upgrade upsets taximen

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Some taxi drivers on Lower Broad Street are fuming over ongoing renovations in The City.

Several turned up for work on Monday to find a section of their designated parking area – opposite Flower Alley which is infamously known as Pissy Alley – cordoned off and under renovation.

They said they had lost about eight parking spots and, to make matters worse, workers were preparing to lay down cobblestones, casting doubt over whether the taximen would be able to park there again.

“Nobody ain’t come and tell us anything. They treat us like we aren’t anybody,” said a taxi driver with more than 23 years’ experience.

Please read the full story in today’s WEEKEND NATION, or in the eNATION edition.