TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! KANSAS CITY LYFT RIDE-SHARE SLAPFIGHT CONTINUES!!! TAXI ID CARD CRACKDOWN COMING SOON!!!
Quick preview for the upcoming week in Kansas City rules & regs amid the ongoing slapfight betwixt Yellow Cab Juggernaut Bill George vs. Lyft ride-share Internets geeks . . .
CHECK OUT THIS KANSAS CITY TAXI CAB ID CARD CRACKDOWN IN THE WORKS!!!
Deets . . .
Ordinance #140393 - "Amending Chapter 76, Article II of the Code of Ordinances entitled Taxicab Code, by enacting new Sections 76-117 and 76-118 requiring taxicab identification cards at KCI and establishing the qualification for such cards."
Background . . . This ordinance goes hand-in-hand the previous move to take Lyft off the map altogether. Still, what's interesting here is the companies like Uber and Lyft are well-funded and this regulatory ID Card crackdown could have implications for other local industries . . . The first thing that came to mind is that the Taxi ID Card Crackdown sounds a lot like the restaurant "dumb cards" that have been the scourge of Westport impresario Bill Nigro.
In any event . . . New Kansas City rules and regs seem to be the theme for the early Summer as this town's biz savvy is now being put to the test.
Developing . . .