The Conversation: Taxis Versus Transportation Network Companies

May 15, 2018

Honolulu City Council Explores Additional Regulation on Uber, Lyft

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Honolulu City Council Bill 35 would impose tighter regulatory control on transportation network companies Uber and Lyft. The measure is the latest salvo in the worldwide battle between TNC’s and local taxi operators. Today’s show explores the gambit of community issues that have arisen from the disruption of the local transportation market.


Tabatha Chow, Senior Operations Manager for Uber Hawaii

David Jung, General Manager, EcoCab

Ernie Martin, Honolulu City Councilmember

Intro music: Taxi Cab by Twenty One Pilots