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San Antonio Police warned today of Uber…”They are not regulated, and there is no advantage to getting into one of these cars, where you get into one of these cars and you don’t know what their background is. The public is put in danger.”
If you want to understand the importance of “public necessity” when it come to serving citizens, ask a Mayor. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin says in response to Uber’s model of “cherry picking”, and only serving who they want, when they want and charging what they want…
Accusations against transportation network companies like Uber are starting to get the attention of San Francisco city leaders, but they’re not accusations from just the taxi cab industry.
Another group is stepping forward – those in the disabled community.
Supervisor John Avalos said Thursday that he is working with the City Attorney’s Office to explore a legal case for imposing certain local regulations on UBER, saying, “We’ve gotten to almost a crisis mode…we cannot let [the taxicab] industry fail.”