[Nfbc-info] new Uber policy may more discrimination

Chad Allen chad at chadallenmagic.com
Sat Apr 30 04:24:44 UTC 2016


Have you tried lift? I know it's available in San Diego because I've used in the past.

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> On Apr 29, 2016, at 8:30 PM, Lisa Irving via Nfbc-info <nfbc-info at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> It's new for San Diego. 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nfbc-info [mailto:nfbc-info-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Robert
> Stigile via Nfbc-info
> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2016 7:33 PM
> To: nfbc-info at nfbnet.org
> Cc: Robert Stigile <rstigile at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Nfbc-info] new Uber policy may more discrimination
> 
> Lisa,
> This is not a new policy.
> It has been used for some time in the Los Angeles area, and it is not an
> issue at all.
> I can tell you, that when I select Uber Pool, I listen to the eta, when it
> gets to the two minute mark, I head out the door.
> I have also been in Uber cars when we were picking up others, and the driver
> called the person, and they did not answer so after the two minute mark of
> waiting he left.
> So, it is something that even Sighted people get left behind.
> Hope this helps.
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Lisa Irving via Nfbc-info  <nfbc-info at nfbnet.org>
> To: his'NFB of California List'"  <nfbc-info at nfbnet.org>
> Date: Friday, April 29, 2016 6:26 pm
> Subject: [Nfbc-info] new Uber policy may more discrimination
> 
>> 
>> 
>> Earlier this week I heard on the news that Uber is test piloting a new 
>> policy in four major U. S. Cities outside of California. Essentially, 
>> you've got two minutes to find the Uber car or  the driver can cancel 
>> the ride; leave and you get charged. This evening I received an email 
>> from Uber. Uber is instituting this same practice with Uber Pool in San
> Diego.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I am wondering if this new practice intended to encourage punctuality 
>> will work against blind and visually impaired passengers and 
>> individuals who cannot move quickly.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> From,
>> 
>> Lisa Irving
>> 
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> Robert Stigile
> 818-381-9568
> e-mail: rstigile at gmail.com
> Second Vice-President
> National Federation of the Blind of California President San Fernando Valley
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> characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the
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> between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want.
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