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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A big court case and new technology force industry changes

 On July 22, the city’s existing taxicab industry could be completely upended if the Milwaukee Common Council votes to eliminate
06.26.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of judgement with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we parse Summerfest's recent claims that it has taken steps to avoid the kind of crowd-crush situation it saw last year on the night of the great Imagine Dragons/Pretty Lights attendance surge. We can't find much evidence that the festival has actually changed much of anything, but just the fac...
05.30.2013 | | Posted at 01:24 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Milwaukee’s taxicab drivers were happy with Circuit Court Judge Jane Carroll’s decision today that prevents the city from enforcing its taxicab permit cap because it's unconstitutional. But cabbies won’t be able to apply for new permits just yet. She’s stayed her decision until the Court of Appeals takes up the case, if or when the city decides to appeal it. That said, Carroll said sh...

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