Thu, Apr 9, 2009 -- 9:00 AM
Taxicab MedallionsDownload audio (MP3)
San Francisco's transit agency is facing a major budget shortfall. To help raise funds, the agency is proposing to overhaul the system for distributing taxicab medallions. We discuss a new proposal to auction the medallions that's sparked controversy among drivers and cab companies.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Carl Macmurdo, president of the Medallion Holders Association
- David Troutman, taxi driver for Yellow Cab
- Jim Gillespie, assistant general manager of Yellow Cab
- Mark Gruberg, cab driver for United Taxicab Workers and Green Cab