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Arriving at Vancouver International Airport midday Sept. 8. Rental car site approx. 20 min. ride away. Is there any option other than taxi in Vancouver?

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AnonymousRider
453 Rider
 Posted 3 years, 11 months ago

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    SmittenKitten
    2096 Rider
     3 years ago

    Vancouver doesn't have Uber or Lyft yet.   There's a feud over this.  Here's an article from June.

    'Unfathomable': Vancouver tourism industry lashes out against absence of Uber

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    "Members of British Columbia's tourism industry are speaking out against the BC NDP for failing to deliver on a promise to bring app-based ride-hailing services to the province in time for this year's travel season.

    "People come and go, 'OK, can I have my Lyft or my Uber?' and then turn on their app and there's no cars," said Ian Tostenson, a spokesperson for Ridesharing Now. The coalition is aimed at lobbying the provincial government to create a framework that would allow companies such as Uber and Lyft to operate alongside the taxi industry.

    Before forming government last summer, the BC NDP promised it would pass legislation regulating app-based ride-hailing services in the province before the end of 2017.

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    Vancouver doesn't have Uber or Lyft yet.   There's a feud over this.  Here's an article from June.

    'Unfathomable': Vancouver tourism industry lashes out against absence of Uber

    Excerpt

    "Members of British Columbia's tourism industry are speaking out against the BC NDP for failing to deliver on a promise to bring app-based ride-hailing services to the province in time for this year's travel season.

    "People come and go, 'OK, can I have my Lyft or my Uber?' and then turn on their app and there's no cars," said Ian Tostenson, a spokesperson for Ridesharing Now. The coalition is aimed at lobbying the provincial government to create a framework that would allow companies such as Uber and Lyft to operate alongside the taxi industry.

    Before forming government last summer, the BC NDP promised it would pass legislation regulating app-based ride-hailing services in the province before the end of 2017.

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    bBerman81
    275 Rider
     3 years ago

    Just take a shuttle. It's free.