Transcript for Uber Still Courts Controversy on Fifth Anniversary
The tens of thousands of Hoover drivers so field Lurie was one of the first it was just not in. Baghdad so we were just begin out of that older employees they were like me. Four of them the CEO of a couple of engineers at the time this was Cooper’s office tweeted by co-founder Garrett camp. It started when it I’m RCE Allen and his friends and hate you know. Hey you know what if we can catch a patent and a car that was five years ago what do you think they’ll what Hoover has become. A giant. Now what more than 300 cities the new service called on by old fashioned work now what do you think of over. I love it. I love the predictability you know exactly when it’s coming and somebody is pending but just when my frustrations with. Taxis there’s one group Hoover hasn’t been making so happy. For taxi drivers what started out as a nuisance has turned into a business that’s threatening an entire industry to compete against someone with their pricing. It is in their money that’s almost impossible for us to compete with that public taxes and prices are not regular. Lowered its much as they want or at least bloopers demand pricing is of course very controversial people say wait a minute when I need you most. You cost more but cnet’s Brian Cooley says regulation might not be far off you don’t get this big and not have someone say the point. You gotta play ball with the old school to some degree so far officials have left the market rules to customers didn’t like them they wouldn’t have to do so it’s a slap in the face to me. A look at the politicians and how they. This is bad how it happened but we can never get a cab Willits their fault locks or kept president jumble czar says the city needed more caps but it took three years to get the permits that was three years too long why. I don’t know. Definitely political meanwhile Cooper continues to grow at Sophia on Hillary is still driving goes just. Great to be one of the affairs stand if I’m still doing it here it is something and it’s it means that I and ice they’ll like it in San Francisco Jonathan bloom ABC 7 NEWS.
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