Following an incident over the weekend in which Uber defied the New York Taxi Workers Alliance’s hour-long strike in support of Muslim detainees at New York’s JFK airport, people have been deleting the app en masse and switching over to Lyft, a competing company that has pledged $1 million to the ACLU.
A British cabbie was made to remove the small blue glass cross from his dashboard after a passenger complained it looked too phallic. Who, exactly, would see a cross and think "Penis?" A teenage boy, of course.
(Our good friend and Jalopnik institution UDMAN was out on business when he came across the Taxi of the future that has, unfortunately, been resigned to the past. His story below — Ed.)
It was a very mild late spring day in Plattsburgh, New York. I was again on the job trying to recruit another truck dealer to take…