People have been sexually assaulted by taxi drivers. People have been sexually assaulted by bus drivers. In fact, people have been sexually assaulted by all sorts of people, in all sorts of different jobs. Should we require everybody we come in contact with to be subject to fingerprinting and a background check?
And how are Uber and Lyft in the wrong, exactly? They aren’t required to operate in the city of Austin and they left once they felt like the cost of doing business was too high. People are allowed to vote with their feet, and that includes the people who run companies.