California regulators appear to have put the brakes on new carpooling services offered by rideshare firms such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar.
Drivers in the Bay Area, New York and other big cities say they are increasingly experiencing unwanted passengers climbing in the back seat of their cars.
Berlin taxi drivers were celebrating Thursday after authorities banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating in the city because of safety concerns.
Uber is in the hot seat after new data provided by Lyft shows Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 ride from Lyft in the last year.
Uber officials said Monday that one of their drivers who suffered a seizure and struck a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood on Saturday night will be removed from their app pending a medical review.
When Caltrain stops running at night, a new ride sharing app called Fleet offers to take people in private cars along the San Francisco to San Jose route.
A State Senate committee approved two bills Tuesday to tighten regulations on on-demand, ride-app services such as Uber and Lyft.
Uber drivers held a rally Monday at the company’s Market Street headquarters in Downtown San Francisco and said the company takes them for granted.
The head of a San Francisco taxi company has seen the modern-day writing on the wall and says the taxi industry in its current form may cease to exist within 18 months.
Lyft says it will defy New Mexico regulators by continuing to operate in Albuquerque, a move that a state official says could result in large fines for the ridesharing service.