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Re: <nettime> Uber Blues
Morlock Elloi on Tue, 27 Mar 2018 18:59:33 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Uber Blues


Taking an app-car ride is materially participating in the crime of destructing the urban transportation infrastructure by the good old price dumping. This crime (on the books) is not being prosecuted because the politicians have been paid off - ask any transportation professional. App car systems would have to charge at least twice as much as they do to get out of red.

In the meantime, they make traffic worse and undermine funding of the public transportation (which was the plan):

http://www.mapc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Fare-Choices-MAPC.pdf
http://schallerconsult.com/rideservices/unsustainable.pdf

Outlawing these requires some structural changes in the society, which will not happen. Back to the emotion of the day ... who are we in the war with now?


Uber & clones should simply be outlawed. No compromise.

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