Does a ridesharing service targeted specifically at women make sense? Will it make the industry safer?
JetBlue continues to be opportunistic finding places to use their Mint-configured planes to add interesting routes. The latest one strengthens the network of places you can fly premium service on JetBlue from the New York area.
Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap flights to SFO and San Diego, news that Uber will deliver you a bar, that United is still a bit clueless and Paris taxi cab drivers still suck. Read on…..
Of course it’s Uber’s fault. One of the behind-the-scenes barons of the NYC taxi industry can’t pay his bills, and he’s asked the judge to keep the banks from taking his collateral. An eye-popping 900 medallions. While the value of medallions has been dropping, they’re still worth a lot of money (the article quotes a price of $800K a piece). Assuming Friedman’s “control” of the medallions doesn’t mean 100% ownership (I’d guess he has backers), he still probably owns a big piece of a $700MM business. He owes a lot […]