Uber serves the poor by going where taxis don't
Jul 25, 2015 7:34 AM -
People talk about the ride-sharing service as if it's mostly a boon for rich people, who have conspired with the titans of Silicon Valley to take food out of the mouths of hard- working taxi drivers. And sure, what's good for Uber is bad for taxi drivers -- or at least, bad for the owners of taxi medallions. But the assumption that the beneficiaries are rich is a little strange.