Is Big Government Driving Out Ridesharing?April 29, 2016 Subscribe on Youtube
April 28, 2016 • 11:30 a.m.
Do you care if your Uber driver is wearing shorts?
Does it bother you if the hubcaps on your Lyft don’t match each other?
Is it even the government’s job to make these decisions?
These are the types of regulations that are driving ridesharing out of cities, while simultaneously stifling the free market.
This discussion will examine the intersection between government and ridesharing companies while trying to map out the appropriate level of regulation.
Senator Don Huffines, Texas Senate
Josiah Neeley, Senior Fellow and Texas Director, R Street Institute
Council Member Ellen Troxclair, Austin City Council