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Today on Your Call: Will ride-sharing services mean the end of the taxicab?


On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the explosion of Lyft, SideCar, Uber and other tech-enabled ride share companies. California recently became the first state in the country to legalize and regulate ride-sharing services. How are they competing with taxis and how are they affecting taxi drivers? Do you call for a cab or use your Smartphone app to get a ride? Join the conversation and call in with your questions on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Barry Korengold, San Francisco taxi driver and president of the San Francisco Cab Drivers Association

Lisa Gansky, environmentalist and an entrepreneur. She is author of The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Web Resources:

Lisa Gansky

San Francisco Business Times: San Francisco taxi drivers turn up heat on Lyft, Uber, SideCar

USA Today: Uber Lyft: Car services target

Huffington Post: California's New Car-Sharing Regulations Create A New Category For Businesses Like Lyft, Uber