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This edition: Regulating a Way Out of the New York Taxi-Uber Jam

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 23, 2018.

First aired: May 23, 2018.

As taxi drivers struggle to compete with the influx of app-based ride-share services like Uber and Luft, the City Council and advocates put forth new legislation to regulate the roads. Brian discusses this with City Councilman Fernando Cabrera, New York Taxi Workers Alliance Executive Director Bhairavi Desai and Uber driver and Steward of the Independent Drivers Guild, Sohail Rana.

Guest List

Fernando Cabrera Council Member, Bronx - District 14, New York City Council 

Bhairavi Desai Executive Director, New York Taxi Workers Alliance

Sohail Rana Uber Driver, Steward, Independent Drivers Guild