Uber brings new ride service to Bloomington
|By Lauren Slavin, Herald-Times, Bloomington, Ind.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
After they complete training on
"They're independent contractors, so they really make their own hours," he said. "They tend to have schedules that are not your typical schedules, so it tends to work really, really well."
In order to operate a taxi service in
"I'm not opposed to competition. Competition's fine," McLary said. "What I'm opposed to is illegal competition. They don't meet the requirements."
The city of
While the letter has not been rescinded, it is also not being enforced. The city currently is reviewing legislation and litigation efforts regarding ride-sharing around the country "just to make sure we do right in terms of interpreting our ordinance and avoiding any unnecessary litigation," Mulvihill said."We're going through all of the legal defenses they've raised and vetting those arguments ... to see what exactly that implication is for the city itself."
"We look forward to coming up with common-sense regulations that have to do with ride-sharing,"
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