Vending Machines in Cabs? Whodathunkit? Steph Spencer March 27 Food + Booze, New Orleans, Sidelines, Transportation 1 Comment This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure. © Michael Fajardo I can’t say that I’ve ever found myself in a taxi wishing there was a vending machine at my disposal. Then again, it never occurred to me to want an iPod before they existed, either. Visitors to New Orleans can now discover whether buying stuff during a taxi ride scratches an itch they didn’t know they had. Simon Garber is the owner of several taxi concerns in New Orleans, and has also spent the past four years developing the technology to integrate a vending machine into taxicabs. The rubber has finally met the road on his finished invention and is now available in several taxis serving the Big Easy. The machines currently only sell soft drinks and the passenger simply selects their purchase from a touch-screen display and swipes a debit or credit card for the 99-cent purchase price, before their cold beverage pops up from a panel by the rear window. Check out more about this in NBC News One Response rebecca March 30 HAHAHHA this is hilarious! It would go well if it sold beer Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let's Make Sure You're Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. + 2 = eight Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.