Why I Hate UBER and How Governments and the Taxi Industry Should Tackle It

Why I Hate UBER and How Governments and the Taxi Industry Should Tackle It

In a recent visit to Barcelona I found myself in the need of transportation from the hotel to the airport. I had been told about the amazing novelty app in which you get to set up the pickup place, price, and obviously the day and time. I had enough time to come down from my room and do things traditionally, order a taxi and wait about 5 to 10 minutes. From the hotel to the airport I would have that entire taxi environment, to which we are used. I have run around in taxis quite dangerously, in Moscow, for instance, racing above 150km/h. Not a big deal if the road wasn't completely icy and filled with snow... but let's get back to Barcelona...

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UK Passivhaus Open Days return - Amongst them, this award-winning project - #UKPHopendays

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Date: 13 - 15 November 2015 Time: 3 consecutive days Location: Nationwide Cost: FREE The best way to learn about Passivhaus is from first-han...

New post: Save the Date: 2015 International Passive House Days

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New post: Save the Date: 2015 International Passive House Days

Fall is coming, and with it, the 2015 International Passive House Days. These are our sixth Days and we will offer tours of two urban project...

USGBC announces LEED deadlines for certification in 2015.

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Is your goal to earn LEED certification for your project in 2015? Before Greenbuild? We under...

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