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Taxi Drivers Are Using Apps to Disrupt the Disruptors

Date: 08/19/2014

Company: Flywheel Software

By: Katy Steinmetz

Taxis in San Francisco are fighting back through apps, with the city’s blessing

Standing on the corner of California and Polk in San Francisco, I took out my phone and ordered a ride from Flywheel, an app that’s competing with rival transportation services like Uber and Lyft by leveraging the thousands of taxis already on the road. Like with those services, once I order a Flywheel ride, a map pops up with a car icon, showing me where my ride is in relation to me and allowing me to monitor the driver as he or she gets closer.

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