Taxi Service Encourages 'Pay What You Want' A Vermont man has come up with a business plan precisely sized for today's economy. Eric Hagen is the owner of Recession Ride Taxi, and his sign reads "pay what you want. " Hagen says so far "nobody's stiffed me."Published reports say he is making a profit.
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Taxi Service Encourages 'Pay What You Want'

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A Vermont man has come up with a business plan precisely sized for today's economy. Eric Hagen is the owner of Recession Ride Taxi, and his sign reads "pay what you want. " Hagen says so far "nobody's stiffed me."Published reports say he is making a profit.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. A Vermont man has come up with a business plan precisely-sized for today's economic times. Eric Hagen is the owner of Recession Ride Taxi, you pay what you want. He started the enterprise this summer, and so far says, nobody's stiffed me. In fact, business is cruising. He's making a profit. The 46-year-old has been paid with a CD. One rider offered a supermarket card with $10 on it.

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