On Thursday, April 9, 2015, the KCMO City Council unanimously approved an updated "Vehicles for Hire" code (Ordinance 150203) that lowers fees for drivers and streamlines permitting. It also requires all such drivers to have back-ground checks and register with the city.
Uber apparently tried to destroy Mayor James' career for opposing them. We could use an honest politician with guts like his here.
Below are links to a few articles on the absurdly named "Sharing Economy" which is really "Wealth Inequality" and a well researched and thoughtful piece on Uber's attempt to replace the Taxi Business .
As a bonus here are a few more Videos:
Who is driving you?
FUNNY OR DIE gives you An Apology from Uber
MY UBER DRIVER
And, let me end with this question: How unreal was the humor?