"Dishonest scales are an abomination to the Lord,
But a just weight is His delight."
During a discussion last week about regulating ride-sharing services, Austin City Council-member Don Zimmerman explained the insanity of the proposal currently under consideration:
Zimmerman fends off regs on Uber, Lyft
"We have more TNC rides [from Uber, Lyft, etc.] than we have taxi rides, and there's no evidence that the TNCs are less safe. And there's no demand from the constituents for us to add any regulation to the TNCs ... [enthusiastic applause]" (watch full clip below)
Posted by Austin City Councilman Don Zimmerman on Thursday, October 22, 2015
- "There's no evidence that our constituents wanted us to do any of this; in fact, my e-mail has been packed with constituents, drivers and riders from the TNC community who do not want any regulation."
- Deregulate Taxi's: "Why don't we extend choice to Taxi franchises?!?"
- "We have more TNC rides than taxi rides and there's no evidence the TNC's are unsafe."