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Could Uber take over some San Francisco paratransit services?

Posted on January 12, 2015

Colin@The Truth About
Colin@The Truth About

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has been in talks with San Francisco to obtain exclusive use of city transit services for people with disabilities, The San Francisco Examiner reported.

The move could possibly open direct competition between taxis and Uber in the realm of wheelchair transit. But the sector is far from profitable, and that has raised the concern of taxi officials. They question whether Uber could adequately serve a population often surviving on Social Security and assisted living. For the full story, click here.

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