Ep 5. Running the Meter

37m | Mar 9, 2021

New York's iconic yellow taxis never stopped roaming the streets looking for fares during the coronavirus pandemic. Taxi drivers were deemed essential workers, but when the city shut down, their customers disappeared. Already facing a crisis because of competition from Uber and Lyft, licensed taxi drivers and owners saw their incomes dry up. In this crisis, they see an opportunity to reinvent their industry, to restructure debt and return them to a living wage.

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