Austin Cab Drivers have a forum to speak!
By: Ann Darbonne
Lone Star Cab 53
Since forming last year, the Association has been fighting for better working conditions for cab drivers. We have issued a report available on our website called "Driving Austin, Driving Injustice" . Board members have attended an incredible amount of meetings with the Department of Transportation, the Urban Transportation Committee Members and City Council. We have spurred City Council into creating a taskforce, charged with improving the taxi industry as a whole, and for the first time taxi drivers are being given a forum to speak up and speak out. This road to improvement is slow and hard, but the Board and the members of the Association have not given up.
Read more in the first issue of The Austin Taxi Confidential here.