Taxi Expert Discusses Industries Shortfalls At Ridesharing Committee

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A representative from Uber is expected to speak at the all committee meeting on ridesharing that is currently underway. Benn Proctor is a program associate at the Wilson Centre Canada Institute, and he wrote his Masters thesis on the Vancouver Taxi Industry. He spoke to the committee about what his research revealed about the Vancouver taxi industry and how often customers were being refused rides by drivers.

Guest: Benn Proctor

Graduate of Simon Fraser Masters of Public Policy Program; he wrote his thesis on Vancouver’s taxi industry.

He’s now based out of Washington, DC where he works on Canada- U.S. issues for the Wilson Center Canada Institute.

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