June 28, 2017

With Uber soon to be legal, Westchester will lose $700K+ in fine revenue



Uber Greenlight Hub. Uber Drivers can get in-person support at a Greenlight Hub II
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Uber held a recruitment drive at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Yonkers May 17, 2017. Frank Becerra Jr./Lohud Westchester and other New York City suburbs find themselves in the unique position compared to the rest of the state: “gaining” a service that’s already widely used, while forfeiting a revenue stream.

Buy Photo When it comes to Uber, Westchester is in a unique financial position.

New York state is hashing out details with the aim of legalizing Uber and other ride-hailing services outside of New York City in July, but Uber already has plenty of cars operating illegally in Westchester.

Because of this, the county stands to gain a service that’s already here — and lose as much  […]

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