Milwaukee Magazine copy editor Tom Tolan also works as an Uber driver. Along with staffers Dan Simmons and Dan Shafer, he talks about his new feature story on the Uber experience.

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In the May issue of Milwaukee Magazine, you’ll find a first-person feature story written by Tom Tolan about working as an Uber driver. On this episode, Tom and managing editor Dan Simmons joined the podcast to talk about the how the story came together, the Uber experience, and getting to know a city through driving an uber or a cab. Be sure to read the story, called “Driving Through Time,” in the new issue of the magazine, which is on newsstands Monday, May 2, and is available for purchase online at

Also: we feature local music on The Milwaukee Magazine Podcast. If you have a song you’d like to hear featured on an upcoming episode, tweet us @danshaferMKE or @milwaukeemag.

This episode’s featured song is “A Place To Plant Our Flag” by Paladino.

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