Exhibit A On The Problem With Government Regulators

Posted on January 20, 2015 by - Also by this author

An editorial in the generally liberal Los Angeles Times over the weekend underscored the point I made last week about government being a worse problem than TNCs: A Wrong Turn On Taxi Rules

The Los Angeles Board of Taxicab Commissioners wants to regulate the taxi apps that would help taxi companies compete against TNCs. This would be a source of comedy if the business repercussions weren't so bad. Just as Transportation Network Companies are not true "ride-sharers," government fails to be a source of innovation.

Taxis and limos need to be freed up to compete; not handed a new bureaucratic rule playbook.

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