Archives for Lift the Cap

Sample Email for Lifting the Cap on Taxi Permits

Email Subject Line: I Support Lifting the Cap on Taxi Permits Dear Councilmember [insert name] I am a [resident or taxi driver] of San Diego who supports Councilwoman Emerald’s proposal to remove the cap on taxi permits coming to City Council vote on November 10, 2014. There is no debate that currently, the taxi industry is in a state of disarray. By lifting the cap on taxi permits, we can erase a corrupt system where lease payments and permit transactions benefit permit holders instead of the citizens of San Diego. Many lease drivers are forced to drive unsafe, below-standard taxicabs
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How to Get to City Hall November 10th!

Here are some ways you can get to the City Council meeting on November 10th! Thank you for coming out to support! 1) Drive Downtown and Park (It’s best to carpool with others and split the cost of parking) Options include: LAZ Parking – $11, 1112 4th Ave. (between Broadway and B Street) ACE Civic Center City Hall – $15, 1115 3rd Ave. (between C St.-B St.) ACE Parking Lot 1 – $16, 1235 3rd Ave. (between B St. – A St.) LAZ Parking – $10, 1347 5th Ave. (between A St. – Ash St.) Horton Plaza – 3 hours free
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DRIVER MEETING November 4, 2014

COME HELP ORGANIZE AND MAKE HISTORY IN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO!  UTWSD will be having meetings at multiple time on November 4th to ensure all drivers are able to participate in this potentially historic reform in the City of San Diego! Multiple meetings will take place at 12pm, 4pm and 8pm. Come when you can! We are headed to City Council on November 10th and we need all drivers to stand together.
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Public Safety Committee Victory!

Press Release We’re headed to City Council!! Over 400 drivers came to support yesterday’s Public Safety meeting! Permit holders came three hours early to take almost all the seats in the Council room but we ended up filling three overflow rooms to capacity after having a line wrapped around City Hall like nothing we’ve seen before!! Thank to all the brave drivers who showed up and spoke out for a better taxi industry that benefits everyone, not just a few! We couldn’t have done this without you! Thank you to Councilmember Emerald, Cole, Harris and Kersey for all your hard
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