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A worker owned taxi in Southend has grown from 6 to 70 drivers.

They repaid all their investors and returned £3000 to their members last year. The same year Uber left the area after failing to compete with them.

We need this in every town and city!

thenews.coop/138486/topic/deve

@LeoSammallahti They're a nonprofit even! That's amazing. Just a pure community service.

@deltaidea @LeoSammallahti wow that's awesome. I'd thought of a similar model organized as a non profit trade association in the US, but, after reading about how Uber operates at a massive loss and is propped up only by investor cash, I thought competing would be impossible

@deltaidea @LeoSammallahti

Very ok with them being a #nonprofit but in the context of #coop|s I'd also be very fine with beeing #forprofit
-> distributing profits amongst many (coop-members) is ok/good.

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