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Lyft Rideshare Service

Law Requiring Ridesharing Company Drivers To Carry Minimum-Level Insurance Passes

Drivers for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft must carry minimum levels of insurance under a new state law that will take effect next summer.

09/17/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

California Regulators Say Carpool Services Of Rideshare Firms Lyft, Sidecar, Uber Are Illegal

California regulators appear to have put the brakes on new carpooling services offered by rideshare firms such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar.

09/12/2014

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Phil Matier: Uber On The Move Again In San Francisco

Uber is moving its headquarters to Mission Bay, as the company is growing at such a rapid pace, it has outgrown its office on Market Street.

09/04/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber Quickly Shuts Down Hack That Showed Secret Passenger Rating

Uber quickly shut down a hack Sunday night that allowed Uber passengers to find out how drivers secretly rated them.

07/28/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber, Google Partner To Shuttle Bay Area Entrepreneurs To Meet Face-To-Face With Venture Capitalists

Hopeful entrepreneurs got a chance to pitch their ideas to venture capitalists in face-to-face meetings Wednesday when Google teamed up with ride-sharing service Uber.

04/09/2014

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KCBS In Depth: Options For Advancing Bay Area Transit

With the BART labor negotiations on commuters’ minds, SFSU Professor Dr. Jason Henderson gives suggestions on how to alleviate the Bay Area’s growing public transit issues.

08/05/2013

A taxi cab crosses Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Taxi Drivers File Suit Against Car Sharing Company Uber

San Francisco cabbies have accused a startup that allows customers to hail limos and cabs with a smartphone app of violating both city and state taxi regulations.

11/15/2012

Sidecar

Tech Report: State PUC Attempts Crackdown On Ride Share Startups

California regulators have issued cease-and-desist orders to car-sharing startups in the Bay Area, saying the companies are essentially limousine or taxi services that need permits while entrepreneurs call it an effort to stifle innovation.

10/09/2012

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