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Ride-Sharing Apps


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In San Francisco, a car sports a hot-pink Lyft mustache.
Dan Brekke/KQED
In San Francisco, a car sports a hot-pink Lyft mustache.

Can't get a cab? New ride-share companies like Uber, SideCar and Lyft offer San Franciscans alternative ways to get where they need to go. However, should these startups be required to abide by taxicab regulations? And how do they fit into the transportation landscape of the city?

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Benny Evangelista, Technology Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Mark Gruberg, Member and former chair of United Taxicab Workers
  • Sunil Paul, Co-Founder and CEO of SideCar Technologies
  • Travis Kalanick, Co-Founder and CEO of Uber

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