When it comes to Uber, Tom Drischler does not mince words. The smartphone app that allows users to hail towncars moved into L.A. last year, disrupting the traditional model of taxi service.
Since July 1, however, the rogues have had a powerful voice at City Hall. Eric Garcetti has said he wants to be the city's first “high-tech mayor.” When he was sworn in, he immediately embraced the ridesharing apps. He also put a muzzle on Tom Drischler.