Uber is a bad service because….docx - Uber is a NOT a great service because… Uber has destroyed the monopoly of taxi cabs through advancement of

Uber is a bad service because….docx - Uber is a NOT a...

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Uber is a NOT a great service because…. Uber has destroyed the monopoly of taxi cabs through advancement of technology. The taxi-cab industry is in shambles as their industry is diminishing infront of their eyes. “The number taxicab rides fell from a 37% share for taxis in the beginning of 2014 to 14% today.” [1] Uber is replacing the primary incomes of taxi cab drivers with secondary incomes. According to Uber data, most Uber drivers work for less than 15 hours a week. Taxi drivers, a job many are forced into, isn’t a pleasant job. The median annual Taxi Driver salary in Ontario, CA is $35,018, as of January 30, 2017. [2] These numbers look to decrease due to the rapid expansion of Ubers services. Now what happens to the 15000+ taxi drivers in Canada who spent their lives providing transporting services. I believe it is unfair to simply ignore and begin supporting a company that is operating on uneven grounds. The immediate domination and rise of Uber makes me question the fate of the private transportation industry. I believe there is a strong chance that Uber becomes a monopoly in the
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