Ani Ebong

When IJ launched its case, Ani, who had emigrated to the United States 20 years prior, was prevented from starting his own taxi business.

  • January 28, 1993    |   Economic Liberty

    Denver Taxis

    IJ Breaks Up Denver's 50-Year-Old Taxi Monopoly

    On August 1, 1995, three minority entrepreneurs launched Freedom Cabs, Denver’s first new taxi cab company in 50 years.  For the five decades prior to that day, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission refused to license any new cab company, citing laws and regulations that effectively denied entry to the market and firmly entrenched a three-company…

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