[WATCH] NYC Taxi Medallion Owners Describe How Ride Sharing Apps Affect Their Lives

You already know our opinion on evil mega-corp Uber, but here is yet another reason to ditch the ride-sharing apps and hail a yellow cab. In this short video from Vice, hear how ride sharing apps are causing medallion holders to work past retirement, sell their homes, and make other sacrifices just to survive.

Imagine seeing your retirement account balloon to $1.3 million and then crash to $140,000. That’s essentially what’s happened to thousands of New York City taxi drivers.

via VICE

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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