How many times have you asked yourself “What do New York’s taxi cab drivers think about the subjects being discussed at the United Nations General Assembly?”

Ask no more, because The World had me go out last week while UNGA was clogging up Manhattan’s thoroughfares and find out.

This story was also featured on “Boston Calling,” the new missive from The World that airs on the BBC World Service.

A diplomatic convoy turns onto 42nd Street near the UN.

(Soon after I took this picture, a fellow wearing a jaunty white “United States Secret Service” polo shirt came up to me, asked for my press credentials, and then said, “Be careful, because we’re watching.” Which reminds me, I need to get press credentials.)