Job Losses Increasing Due to Technology

Uber and Lyft Are Decimating the Los Angeles Taxi Industry
The number of taxi rides taken in Los Angeles has plummeted by nearly a third and the volume of prearranged taxi rides has fallen 42% since Lyft and Uber started operating in the area, city data shows.

The most notable decreases were in rides to and from tourist attractions or nightlife locations, such as Hollywood or downtown.