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San Francisco Cab Company Blames Its Demise On Uber

Posted on January 26, 2016

In the blink of an eye, transportation network companies like Uber have all but crippled the U.S. taxi industry.

Lyft and UberX (Uber’s ride-hailing app for amateur drivers, versus its earlier service for licensed limousines) both started in 2012.

On Friday, San Francisco’s Yellow Cab cooperative filed for bankruptcy protection.

Fortune Magazine article here

Related Topics: bankruptcy, California operators, San Francisco operators, taxis, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 1 )
  • anthony

     | about 4 years ago

    Guber or not, not having to operate with the same guidelines and operation costs is not an advantage, its simply breaking the law 1099 independant contractors No workers comp

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