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This week on The Daily Beat: Uber vs. Yellow Cabs: Which is truly more economically viable for NYC?
Today on the Daily Beat, Wednesday July 29, 2015: We got to hear the perspective of a veteran yellow cab driver in NYC, Javaid Tariq. Tariq has been a cabbie for 21 years and is part of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance.
In this episode we talk about his concern that Uber is cloaking itself as a platform for the working class, when full-time taxi drivers, like himself, disagree in saying that most Uber drivers work part-time, seemingly to top off their other sources of income. Yellow cab drivers are committed, full-time employees watching their only source of income dwindle in the face of a ruthless digital newcomer.
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