Yesterday in a vote of 8-6 ( Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra was absent) to delay more taxi licenses in Calgary.
Above is the perspective of Mayor Nenshi.
However, not everyone agrees. Here’s Ward 8 Councillor Evan Woolley’s reason why we need to catch up with Taxi Licenses.
Do you Agree or Disagree that Calgary needs more Taxis?
If you live in Calgary, one of the things you realize is that there is a taxi problem.
This is the general perception of the taxi situation. Not only is there a taxi shortage, which is common knowledge, but there are other issues. The service is terrible, and the price of usage is expensive.
Who, or what more specifically is Uber?
Basically, you can get a taxi, private car or rideshare from your mobile phone. If you download the app, you will get a driver within minutes.
Here is their website.
So, there are many that do want Uber here. Here is the link for Calgary needs Uber.
However, there are those that are opposed to bringing them here. Here is the link from Calgary discussing a A National anti-Uber Campaign.
What do you think? Does Calgary need Uber?