Madison, WI Uber driver’s racially ignorant harassment of a passenger

A resident and facebook friend in my home city of Madison just hours ago had a scrape with their rideshare driver. This friend is of mixed racial origin and the driver felt like commenting on this. Since it was a Sunday and there was no surge activity, this person had waited just over an HOUR for their Uber to arrive.  This person lives downtown well inside Uber’s preferred pickup area for Madison. Since this person had mentioned ‘cab’ and I regularly advise cab companies on complaints sent to our facebook…

Sign the petition to end rideshare fraud in Madison

THE SITUATION On March 6, 2014, Uber and Lyft began operations in Madison in violation of city ordinances. Since then, Uber and Lyft have continued to defraud the public and their own drivers throughout the city with fraudulent service term agreements, discrimination, selective service, surge pricing and invalid insurance coverage for customers. Sign petition HERE. We are asking city law makers to reject proposals by Uber, Lyft and Alderman Resnick and support proposals made by Mayor Soglin for fair and equal legislation with respect to Taxi and Rideshare companies. Sign…