The taxicabs of New York City come in two varieties: yellow and green. Taxis painted canary yellow (medallion taxis) are able to pick up passengers anywhere in the five boroughs. Those painted apple green (are commonly known as boro taxis) and are allowed to pick up passengers in Upper Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. As of March 14, 2014, in New York City, there were 51,398 men and women licensed to drive medallion taxicabs. However sometimes could be hard and stressful to get a taxicab in New York.