Long wait times.
Refusals to drive to the suburbs.
Standing in the rain for a taxi that never arrives.
If you’re a Vancouverite, the odds are pretty high that you’ve had an interaction with the taxi industry — and it hasn’t been a positive experience.
But if you’re hoping that ridesharing will make getting around the region easier and more affordable, you’ll need to be patient. It will be fall 2019 or later before ride-sharing companies like Lyft and Uber will start operating in BC, according to legislation details revealed Monday by the province’s transportation minister.
That’s a lot of months waiting for taxis.
Here at Daily Hive, we want to hear your stories about using taxis in the city: the good, the bad, and the non-existent.