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Uber brings breath of fresh air to stagnant taxi industry [Letter]
Uber brings breath of fresh air to stagnant taxi industry [Letter]

Mobile technology is changing the way we communicate, shop, work and travel. Ride-sharing companies such as Uber are bringing much needed choice and competition to a stagnant taxi industry that has failed to advance with the times ("Uber to file long appeal of Maryland proposal to regulate it as taxi operator," May 29). Unfortunately, Maryland regulators have also failed to modernize the antiquated policies that restrict access to convenient, affordable transportation options and increased economic opportunities. Uber is creating 20,000 new driver jobs every month, generating $2.8 billion per year for the U.S. economy. Uber's use of mobile technology is giving riders a...

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