Mayoral candidate Rachel Barnhart filed ethics complaints against current and former city officials relating to a recent Uber event at the Rochester City Hall.
Eager to create jobs and add a modern mode of transportation, area leaders may be too willing to embrace some of the largest ride-hailing companies dogged by several questionable incidents.
City Mayor Lovely Warren and County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo have long supported ride-hailing, it only took state leaders months to figure out a way to bring them to upstate amid broad public support .
With ride-hailing nearly here — it is expected to commence on June 29, thanks to new legislation — it is being welcomed with all sorts of open arms.
What are we really welcoming? Uber is a company with a checkered past.
It has underpaid drivers. It has overcharged passengers. There have been allegations of sexual harassment. It illegally tracked public officials, and much more.There are criminal and internal investigations. The company looks like […]