Gotham Cab Company Shut Down, Green Taxis Stalled

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From the second issue of The Gotham Times:

Gotham environmentalists reacted with fury as the City stopped its "green taxi" initiative yesterday. The campaign to replace gas-powered taxis with hybrid vehicles fell victim to the ongoing investigation of Gotham Cabs. The company's owner, Karl Breitup, was killed in a shootout at Betty's House of Pies during an arrest attempt by GPD Internal Affairs. Breitup was suspected of corruption in his day job as a police officers. Gotham officials said they simply could not continue the deal with the company as evidence of its role as a "mob delivery network in Gotham" emerged. But environmentalists said that global warming was a crisis of planetary proportions, and that the city should not let its concern over "petty crime" stop it from taking major action against climate change.


The article is an update of the prospect of in light of Karl Breitup's death.