There aren't even enough wav jobs to make 10% of ubers rides, and IDG wants to pretend the TLC would limit uber even if it COULD
There aren't even enough wav jobs for Access a ride and companies like it. Why isn't the city directing all the wav jobs to such company? I worked for Access a Ride for a few years. Out of 10 trip you probably get 1 or 2 wheel chair customers a day. Some days you wouldn't get any wheel chair customers at all. Those buses were made to pick up 2 wheel chair customers at a time, but yet most of the time they're picking up customer that can walk like everyone else. Access a Ride was built for the purpose of picking up wheel chair customers yet, most people they pick up are able walking bodies. I always suspect some of these customers got into the program by scamming their way in. For a customer you only pay metro card fare which is $2.75 to have your own personal bus/car service that goes door to door. How often do you see a wheel chair customer on the streets waiting for taxis or fhv to pick them up? Why isn't the city or TLC giving them more wav jobs?