This week I interviewed the owner of a taxi company on the podcast and the episode got a great response (1,000 downloads and counting in just 5 days). I wasn’t sure what people would respond but I wanted to provide insight into what it’s like on the other side of the coin. I’ve been known to lambast taxi drivers and blame them for being smelly, dirty, and riddled with poor customer service but after talking to Woody for close to an hour, my perspective definitely changed, a little bit.
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Now I didn’t become a taxi cheerleader overnight, because I do still think that there are a lot of bad apples out there, but my interview did make me feel for the plight of the good guys like Woody. He is just a small operation but yet the amount of regulation and government BS that he has to deal with is astounding. Through it all though, he doesn’t blame Uber and Lyft and he actually feels that they are a good thing for society. [Read more…]