Local Taxi Driver reflects on Uber and Lyft amid busy holiday week

Saturday, December 28th 2019
MEDFORD, Ore. — As the holiday season is here, the days in between Christmas and New Year's Eve can be known to be hectic as people travel to see loved ones.
What used to be a great time for taxi drivers, is now just a memory for some.

"Before Uber and Lyft came in, the turnover on the runway here was quite exponential, and now there's some of us that sit here, three or four hours," said Jerry Quinton with Medford Yellow Cab.

Jerry Quinton with Medford Yellow Cab reflects on a changing industry.
 
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Saturday, December 28th 2019
MEDFORD, Ore. — As the holiday season is here, the days in between Christmas and New Year's Eve can be known to be hectic as people travel to see loved ones.
What used to be a great time for taxi drivers, is now just a memory for some.
"Before Uber and Lyft came in, the turnover on the runway here was quite exponential, and now there's some of us that sit here, three or four hours," said Jerry Quinton with Medford Yellow Cab.
Jerry Quinton with Medford Yellow Cab reflects on a changing industry.
 
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