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Los Angeles Tries To Boost Taxi Industry With Revamp

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Posted on January 15, 2020
LA wants to work on a taxi comeback (Photo via Pexels user Rodolfo Clix)

LA wants to work on a taxi comeback (Photo via Pexels user Rodolfo Clix)

The change has been a long time coming. Taxis aren’t as appealing to younger people, and have been seeing a cannibalizing of their revenues in Los Angeles, where drivers are petitioning for changes to the Los Angeles Airports’ pickup system.

According to statistics from LAX, taxis handled only 22% of pickups from the airport for the first three quarters of 2019 — the rest were all eaten up by ride shares.

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