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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
02.20.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly roundtable with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, Matt is in fine form as his offers two takes on Milwaukee's much-hyped new driver service Uber. The first his initial response to some of the hyperbolic excitement surrounding the service, and the second is a reluctant embrace after testing the service and realizing it's actually pretty alright. Is that en...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The city’s permit cap is unconstitutional

 The Sanfelippo family’s control of Milwaukee’s taxicab cartel may be over. In an oral decision delivered April 16, Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge Jane Carroll found that the city’s strict cap on taxicab permits is unconstitutional

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