On the Air with Victor Ngo
On October 16, 2017, the BC government announced plans to delay ride-hailing services such as UBER and Lyft until a review is completed next year. The decision has caused frustration for many in Vancouver amid a taxi shortage. On the flip side, licensed taxi drivers in other jurisdictions are reporting significant losses with the introduction of ride-hailing, and Vancouver drivers fear a similar outcome for their livelihoods.
Victor Ngo, Transportation Planner in Watt’s Vancouver office, was recently interviewed by CBC Radio on the subject of Ride-hailing. Follow the link to have a listen.