Taxi Drivers, Limo Operators Join In Florida Uber Fight

Posted on December 17, 2014
FT. MYERS, Fla. -- The popular ride sharing service Uber came under fire Monday night, as dozens of local taxi and limousine drivers came out to a special “town hall” style meeting to discuss their concerns with the service.

WBBH-TV/NBC Channel 2 report here

Follow up report and video: County Commissioners Cracking Down On Uber

Related USA Today article: Taxi, Limo Drivers To Meet At Town Hall

Related LCT article: Carolinas Operator Teams Up With Taxi Operator Against TNC

Related Topics: Florida operators, limo tradeshows, regulatory enforcement, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 1 )
  • gustavo Chacon

     | about 5 years ago

    Love The Word " Town Hall Style " looks like a Miami Meeting of The LAG ,Only Taxi owners speak and all in favor of Their Mafia 's Protecting their Turf .This is It . We made the Pie , We Cut the Pie , We place a Value on the Pieces ,We distribute it,We say who could eat it.We apply the rules. How To solve this Problem?? One Car, One Owner,One Operator ! And the entire For-Hire plays with the Same Deck . Same Vehicles Restrictions, Same Insurance, Same vehicles life .If We all play with the same Rules this wont happens .. Now taxi Self insured , and ask TNC to get A+ rated insurance and they call that" Level Playing Field "

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