|Uber proves to be the cat's meow in October|
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Insurance woes for UberX drivers in Toronto
An interesting development in the world of insurance for Uber in Toronto over the use of UberX driver's personal vehicles without commercial insurance.
- Insurer cancelling policies of UberX drivers - Toronto Star
Calgary goes covert on Uber
Tension continues in Calgary with the latest Uber crackdown, spy style.
- Covert crackdown on Uber drivers underway, violations being processed, say Calgary officials - Calgary Herald
The stalemate over more private transportation options in Vancouver is... still a stalemate. In it's wisdom(?), city council has declined to NEITHER end the moratorium on new taxi licenses, or approve Uber for the city. The result? Residents still waiting for rides during peak periods - such as in the club zone at closing time - and expensive rides, often with disgruntled taxi drivers. This is progress?
A rare welcome
Every once in awhile, a city - or an advocate for a city - welcomes the arrival of ridesharing services. A timely, refreshing example...
- Leading Welsh taxi entrepreneur says Uber should be welcomed in Cardiff and not feared - Wales Online
Weighing in on the future of Uber
What is the future of ridesharing? How long will Uber be around? How will the service change? Forbes weighed in this in October.
Even cats take Uber
Finally, proof that Uber is the cat's meow, with this story that made the rounds in late October...
Dear Canadian Taxi Monopoly: your Uber Boogie Man doesn't scare me
Taxi Truths campaign puts lipstick on a pig
Canadian Taxi Monopoly is attempting to curb consumer choice
Uber provides the taxi industry a good kick in the pants