Taxi drivers

Taxi drivers oppose feasibility study on Uber and other ride-sharing services | New

A proposal that would have required the VI Taxicab Commission to conduct a feasibility study into the potential impact of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft was dead on arrival at a Legislature Finance Committee hearing on Thursday .

Taxi representatives also said on Thursday that after 17 years, the commission’s board had approved a 50% increase in fares, which is expected to take effect at the end of the month.