Cabby businessman are to be available on demand and not by schedule, humble and provider to any rider when and where required. From experience of riding cabs to being around a lot of cab drivers, most drivers are service oriented and giving.
This character lends well to providing service to those that have a need for attention and care.
Requiring Paratransit ride providers to be certified and networked will provide ease of mobility for paratransit rider, plus job security for the frailed professional driver. Drivers that are now awakened to the prevalence of angel investor ride providers are not knowledgeable in defending their rights like education providers, doctors, or senators. Similar to people with disability these group of people need help to retain income and not be deflated by some conglomerate, undercutting prices. Government entities typically set the price of taxi rides similar to bus and metro prices and that price is not negotiable.
While the TNCs subsidize rides by angel investors that provide the gift of mobility to the millennials; and that could be a boost to the economy, the professional driver, and public transit is taking the pressure. So much random traffic is created on the road because why not take a $5 ride to ur destination than walk to bus station wait for an unknown amount of time for a bus and walk to ur destination in cold weather or rain.
If a conglomerate E-education company was to take over the teacher’s job, there would be a lot of talk about adjusting the educators.
Additionally, the administrators that manage taxi, public transit companies are also at risk of losing the foundation and years of investing in the business. These jobs are changing from rigorous attention requiring, to more data analysis jobs, and sophisticated management software, that needs monitory resource more than basic human resource.
While the professional chauffeurs apply natural caring behavior, similar to nurses and teachers, this group of citizens are daily astound by lack of attention from riders and law makers. Representatives that can be acknowledging the shift should proactively set guidelines that prevents undue hardship to the caring grassroots worker.
The meeting on Thursday felt a step in the direction of stitching the fabric that connects members despite job ranking. Holistically designing and implementing for the society is what great thinkers manage to design better than any individual would be able to do.
Transit Group Incorporated designs with the society in mind. Please have this small company be available at the table where there are grants or funding available to nourish our work, and when there are projects that could benefit from our design and consultancy.