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But Robert McNamara, an attorney with the Institute for Justice, a nonprofit law firm that litigates taxi cases, argues that barring new competition does not yield better quality.
“When consumers have a choice to go to a different service provider, service improves,” McNamara told Watchdog. “The fact that many local transportation regulators disregard this basic truth in order to protect the economic interests of entrenched businesses is a tragedy for consumers and entrepreneurs alike.”
This article originally appeared at Watchdog.org.