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Jesse Biter

‘Let Uber operate in Sarasota’

4 Sep, 2015

Biter writes an editorial in the Sarasota Herald Tribune, advocating for Uber to be allowed to operate in Sarasota.

I’m disappointed when an innovative company like Uber begins operations in Sarasota and it has been met by a regulatory battle with the city government…Now is the time for Sarasota officials to prevent our city from falling behind. Modern regulation for ride-sharing is being passed across the country. There will not be a better opportunity for our city’s commissioners to show they are serious about innovation in practice , not just on the campaign trail.┬áSeeing our elected officials embrace modern regulations will signal the sort of forward thinking that can transform our city for the better.