Reistroffer said he had run into some issues with the city’s licensing department, which had informed him that there could only be one driver licensed per pedicab, which clashed with his plans to have multiple drivers. Drivers will take payment through either cash, Venmo or Square, he said, and estimated rides would probably start around $5. Several city councilors had reached out in support of the business, Reistroffer said, and he was optimistic that there could be some changes to city ordinance in the future and was awaiting a call from the city sometime on Friday night.
Drivers will pay a small maintenance fee to use the pedicabs and keep their fares as independent contractors, Reistroffer said, with his share of money coming from selling ads. In December 2020, he moved here and took her advice. His two pedicabs arrived in town earlier in May, and he’s working to get drivers trained and insured.
More SFBJ:Construction underway on Great Bear Ski Valley’s new $1.4M chair lift He didn’t live in Sioux Falls at the time, but his mother did, and told him it would be a great business idea to operate them in downtown.
Source www.argusleader.com If the changes take some time, he said, he planned to start rides in June, even if he has to have one driver per pedicab.
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