Translation: Despite a $40 billion-plus capitalization, Uber does not want to pay to follow the same rules that limos and taxicab companies, who are far less rich, somehow afford to follow. So it throws a tantrum and shuts down.
TOPEKA, Kansas – Uber says it’s over.
The company announced it was calling it quits in the Sunflower State on May 5 moments before the Legislature took its final vote to override Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto of new regulations for transportation network companies.
Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com article here