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Rolling Taxi boycotts at Bellagio in June

Discussion in 'Vegas News' started by NickPappageorgio, Jun 11, 2018.

  1. NickPappageorgio

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    Just a note if you're at the Bellagio. Not sure how effective it will be, since it's thought that a lot of taxi drivers are going to ignore it and provide service anyway.

    And yes, this is in response to Uber/Lyft. They believe that by doing this they'll pressure the casinos to ban the ride-share services from their properties.
     
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    I don't see how this can be anything but an utter failure.
     
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    So theyll take you to Bellagio but not from? This isnt gonna work on many different levels.
     
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    And that right there is the problem. They're legally barred from refusing to take you where you want to go, so they can't say, "No, I won't go to Bellagio" without risking a fine and maybe even a suspension. Now, they're of course free to drop you off and then head to another property to line up for a fare, but if they create a shortage of taxis at Bellagio, that's only going to drive people to Uber/Lyft, resulting in even more people saying, "Well, taxis are unreliable, I'll just stick with Uber/Lyft".
     
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