Written by Asma Alahiane and Alisha Perrigoue
Demand service technologies such as ride-sharing applications have been well-received but, not without some ambivalence. Safety is at the heart of the debate and criticism is not reserved for just one company. Consumers are often left to choose between safety and convenience.
While Halloween is a joyous time in the city where countless families take to the street in celebration, there are, without a doubt inherent issues of public safety to consider. As a resident of the Upper East Side, I have seen (with much success) many of my neighbors hire additional individuals to help put their family’s security matters at ease.