This week: Learn what happened when Donald Trump came to town, and how small businesses are hurt when unregulated ride-hailing competitors Uber and Lyft arrive. Trump in San Antonio
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 5 2015 - 8:25am
The conversation about legalizing transportation network companies Uber and Lyft has neglected any mention of social justice or the historic corruption that permeated San Antonio’s taxi industry for years. The rush to exempt the San Francisco-based multi-billion dollar companies from San Antonio's carefully crafted consumer protection and worker protection rules for taxis, pedicabs, limousines and horse-drawn carriages also flies in the face of Nobel Prize-winning economic theory about sustainably sharing a common good such as the public streets.