Tax on Uber, Lyft rides heading to voters

By Joshua Sabatini : sfexaminer – excerpt

New fee intended to reduce traffic congestion, fund transit

A tax on fares charged to riders of transportation services like Uber and Lyft is heading to the November ballot.

The Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee approved of the tax Wednesday and the full board is expected to vote next week to place it on the Nov. 5 ballot…(more)

Never miss a chance to tax instead of correcting a bad decision, like removing parking. When motorist had the option of parking to take the bus, their were more people taking it. Of course there were more seats and bus stops and less crowding on Muni as well.

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