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Westchester lawmaker opposes ridesharing startup


Some, but not all, rideshare
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WHITE PLAINS – Westchester County Legislator Virginia Perez (D-Yonkers) is opposed to the startup of ridesharing just days ago.

Perez said it is unfair to licensed cabbies and does not provide enough safeguards for the customer.

“It is not a level playing field for mom and pop livery services and also who in good conscience could feel comfortable they love and care about in an Uber vehicle not knowing where a driver basically came from,” Perez said.

While Westchester has an agreement to fingerprint rideshare drivers, Perez said it is not mandatory.

 


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