Jackson attorney Bob Waller, who owns Veterans Cab, told the Jackson City Council’s planning committee on Oct. 6 that the arrival of Uber in the city had reduced his business in half.
The attorney for two taxi drivers suing the city of Jackson over its restrictive taxi ordinance says a revised version could bring a quick settlement.
Jackson is the first city in the state to regulate ridesharing providers such as Uber and Lyft, which use mobile apps to summon and pay for rides.
In 87 years of operations, Jackson’s airports have never suffered a hi-jacking, but that streak may be about to end.
By Steve Wilson / January 22, 2016 / www.MississippiWatchdog.com Like a zombie, the “cultural retail attraction” sales tax rebate program keeps rising from the grave. A development deal for a potential shopping center on land owned by the city of Jackson at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport will be partially funded by state […]
When it comes to cleaning up Jackson’s now 15-year-old taxi regulations, the council may need some heavy-duty soap.