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Urgent Rally and Press Conference - Monday July 20th City Hall

  • City Hall Steps City Hall Park New York, NY 10007 (map)



Support Mayor & City Council Proposal to Require Environmental Impact Study of Growth of FHV Vehicles & Stop TLC from Issuing New Vehicle Permits During the Study Period.

Monday, July 20th
1:00pm Sharp @ City Hall Steps 

Subway: R to City Hall or 4/5/6 to Brooklyn Bridge

STAND UP DRIVERS!  Between Yellow Taxis, Green Cabs & App-affiliated FHV’s, there are now over 40,000 Cars All Competing in Manhattan for Fares.  Imagine competing with 10,000 more!!!  72% of App Fares Are in Central Business District in Manhattan.  No driver will be able to earn a full-time living!!!

Uber Has the Money.  But We Are the PEOPLE!

We will be joined by City Council Members, Labor Unions & Community Leaders:  International Association of Machinists, Central Labor Council, Transport Workers Local 100, New York Communities for Change, The Black Institute, Make the Road New York & Other Allies!

Uber believes taxi driving should be part-time, secondary income for people who already have another job and a private car.  Their goal is to be the one company monopoly of taxis and FHVs and in a few years, bring in driverless cars.  They are testing them in Austin, Texas.  Uber CEO said, that this way, Uber’s one cost – splitting the fares with the drivers – would be gone and they could make more profit.  Today, they make ads attacking taxi drivers.  Tomorrow, they will turn against all drivers.  Stand Up, Drivers!  Protect Ourselves!

Later Event: August 22
Driver General Meeting!