Whenever something like that is in the news I do think it has an impact on people,” said Candice Taylor, a representative from San Francisco-based Lyft. “I wouldn’t say that there hasn’t been any impact. And I think because of that there will be less Lyft vehicles if you open the app because right now that is going to put fear into some people.”

Taylor was speaking Tuesday on a panel with Nick Anderson, a representative from rideshare competitor Uber, Phil Anderson from Green Cab of Madison and downtown Madison Ald. Scott Resnick, who’s trying to hammer out an ordinance that will allow the rideshare services to operate legally. The event was sponsored by the Wisconsin Technology Council.

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