Black business Leader Wants Bill de Blasio to Halt Cap on New Uber Cars

Ron Busby, president of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (Courtesy Photo)
Ron Busby, president of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (Courtesy Photo)

Dan Rivoli, THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

 
NEW YORK (The New York Daily News) — The head of a black business organization wants Mayor de Blasio to park his plan to cap new Uber cars.

U.S. Black Chambers CEO Ron Busby in a letter to the mayor last week said the proposed one-year restriction on new black and livery cars will put up a roadblock to job opportunities for New Yorkers of color in the outerboroughs.

“This would be the first time that city government would adopt a policy that would directly kill thousands of jobs for New Yorkers, especially in the communities for which you advocated,” wrote Busby, whose group represents 240,000 black-owned businesses.

 

 

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