San Francisco has a dramatic taxi shortage, resulting in poor service. This repo...

San Francisco has a dramatic taxi shortage, resulting in poor service. This report, which I pushed MTA to do, confirms what we all know: that we need more cabs. It provides a solid policy basis for the issuance of a large number of new taxi permits. To be a truly transit-first city, we must have great taxi service.


Report - S.F. needs up to 800 more cabs
www.sfgate.com
Bad timing, cabbies sayBut taxi drivers said that the surging ubiquitousness of unregulated limousine and ride-sharing services that operate like taxis makes it a bad time to add more cabs. Services such as Uber, which provides rides in luxury cars, or Lyft and Sidecar, which send untrained drivers...

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