You can if you work 15 hours a day 6 or 7 days a week. With the commercial insurance you need and the newer car that is going to be worn out after 3 or 4 years you will be lucky to clear $1,000/week working those hours. Think about it $7500/year or more for insurance, $1,500/month for depreciation on a car no matter how much you drive. Gas and maintenance in addition to that. If you want to make money driving in NYC it needs to become your life with no time for anything else.