This is a bit of a rant, but I think it is a decent look into why I can’t take this “sharing economy” bullshit seriously. In 2009 the transportation industry and many others changed forever. Apple had opened up the wondrous world of their latest masterpiece, the iPhone, to software developers. For those few of you who missed it […]
Last week an absolutely scathing complaint was filed with the US Attorney General Eric Holder by the editor of the LimoInsider Report, Joe Jordan. Joe is a former NSA Senior Intercept Analyst and staunch supporter of the transportation for hire business. The letter makes some pretty severe allegations with regard to multiple federal statutes among […]
These pictures were taken moments after an Uber driver cruising for fares hit a pedestrian…. it is not known if the pedestrian survived.
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 […]
The following list of laws are just a a few of the laws being broken by the TNC companies. Title 49 USC 13102 – Definitions (19) Pre-arranged ground transportation service.— The term “pre-arranged ground transportation service” means transportation for a passenger (or a group of passengers) that is arranged in advance (or is operated on […]
The CPUC recently made a quite silly ruling that would effectively legitimize these illegal taxi services that have been masquerading as “ridesharing”. This ruling basically laid it out that they are not “ridesharing” and are for hire/for profit transportation services. Exactly what they claimed throughout the whole rulemaking proceedings that they were and were not, […]
The Administrative Law Judge appointed by the CPUC board to oversee the rulemaking proceedings and make a recommendation to the board, issued his scoping memo and many participating groups commented. The minor ones of less importance and substance were left out here but we did include the three larger players in the “steal from the taxis” business.