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Trib Talk: Room for ridesharing in SLC transport scene?

Published August 14, 2014 12:52 pm

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Tech-based ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft have rolled into Utah. They are currently illegal in Salt Lake City, but officials want to pave a way to legalize the activity, much to the chagrin of local taxi companies.

On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Salt Lake City Mayor Becker's chief of staff David Everitt, Yellow Cab attorney Don Winder and Tribune reporter Lee Davidson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to explore whether cabs and ridesharing can peacefully co-exist.

Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+ or texting 801-609-8059.

jnpearce@sltrib.com

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