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Uber can operate in Halifax

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by Boots, Sep 22, 2020.

  1. Boots

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    about time
     
  3. Cheddar

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    Some councilors wanted to bill Uber a per trip fee. What is with this city trying to bleed the fucking citizens dry??
     
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  4. HairyAss

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    Halifax is one of the few places in the world right now where Uber/Lyft can think about making a profit - rest of the world, COVID precautions make taking a Lyft/Uber a non-option. I used to be a heavy Lyft user - now... I get emails/offers from Lyft 3-5 times a week about free/50-75% off my next 5 rides just trying to get back in business. All to say - I'm sure whatever fines/taxes/whatever caused this not to happen previously are now being met with glee.
     
  5. Boots

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    I'm sure a lot will still be iffy to hop in a strangers car :o
     
  6. 17

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    That’s the dumbest shit I ever heard. The sooner we can get some of these old fucks out of council and some fresh young people in, the better.
     
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    I was surprised Lindell Smith opposed it.
     
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    People still need taxis, those same people would probably be fine with Uber.
     
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    It is the same as a Taxi, likely better, as you see a picture of who is coming and what they are showing up in. Cab is more of a crap shoot.
     
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    Major issues in larger cities as people watch druggies on the street go from shooting up to getting in their car to go pick up Lyft/Uber clients.
     
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    I'd feel safer in a Taxi as the drivers seem to be vetted to a higher degree than uber.

    That being said I have taken 5 cab rides in the past 15 years, bring on the competition
     
  12. David Puddy

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    cant wait until Bobs dies a miserable death. That is the worst cab company going
     
  13. Scott

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    What more does the Taxi industry do?

    "Drivers will need criminal background, child abuse registry and vulnerable persons checks every year"
     
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