Insomniac thoughts…. About the taxi driver revolution.

Professional drivers are rising up and uniting worldwide. Uber and Lyft may actually end up changing the driving for hire job for the better, and not in the way they would like…. It has been gradually dawning on me that we may be on the verge of unionizing and uniting the workers in an industry […]

USA Today Editorial

Uber may want to be the next Amazon, but Amazon doesn’t have the potential for causing deaths the way vehicles for hire can. In my opinion — and it’s a view shared by transportation regulators across the country — Uber, Lyft and other “ride sharing” companies are violating the laws and regulations that govern for-hire […]

My letter to the CA Attorney General

To Whom it May Concern: As you may or may not be aware, California and the nation are currently under attack by unlicensed taxi services that are being barely regulated by the CPUC.  These services have overrun the city streets with thousands of questionably insured vehicles driven by untrained drivers without the requisite licensing to […]

I am developing a new #barsharing app….

Creating a new app called “Dwynk” to disrupt the bar/club industry… Here’s the pitch: Bartender not getting to you quick enough?  Too many people fighting for drinks at the bar? No problem, there’s an App for that. Welcome to the community of Dwynk where you can order a drink from a nearby community bartender, on […]

Ridesharing (Transitprivatizing)

Originally posted on Pueblo Lands:
Uber’s executives at “Disrupt SF,” a tech startup industry conference. With the ridesharing phenomenon, who is being disruptive? Who and what is being disrupted? “Disruption” is the zeitgeist of Silicon Valley’s tech industry, especially in the realm of startups. The mythos is this: small scrappy hackers with very little capital…

TPAC bitch slaps the CPUC

Today the Taxi and Para-Transit Association of California (TPAC) filed an application for a re-hearing and return to evidentiary discovery in the baffling decision by the California Public Utility Commission’s decision regarding the companies operating the smartphone hailable illegal taxi services around California. This application for re-hearing relies heavily on some pretty serious law that […]