Open Letter, Mending the fences

After the chaos that has reined since WATO (Wisconsin Association of Taxi Owners) and the state’s largest taxi provider TaxiMKE decided to ignore the majority of taxi providers in Wisconsin to side with legislation specifically designed to destroy the Taxi industry and endanger the public, I have been trying very hard to put some kind of relationship back together with WATO and their primary PR and legislative representative Gary Goyke. To that end progress was made during a phone cal between myself and Gary today covering the possibilities, countermeasures and…

Open Letter, Statement concerning the recent decision of WATO to help Uber destroy Wisconsin’s taxi industry

Two nights ago WATO (Wisconsin Association of Taxi Owners) held a vote among their members concerning support for the legislation SB759 that was considered by the Wisconsin state senate today at the capital in a public hearing. SB759 is the senate counterpart bill of AB918, the state assembly bill that was passed for consideration by the Senate and governor for final passage into law. BOTH bills are a deregulation of taxi industry standards that would lower taxi operations to the same uninsured, unregulated and unaccountable standards as Rideshare/TNC companies are…

Ride Safe at WATO (Wisconsin Association of Taxicab Owners) and WIPTA Annual conference in Oshkosh – Friday, October 2nd 2017

Ride Safe will be making a presentation at this year’s WATO annual meeting in Oshkosh on On October 2nd 2017. The WATO annual meeting is part of the WIPTA (Wisconsin Public Transportation Association) annual conference. The WATO Annual Meeting will start at 2 pm At the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center located at 1 North Main Street in Oshkosh. The meeting is open ONLY to WATO members and invited guests but Ride Safe will be providing LIVE webcasting and updates on THIS post through out the event.  …