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.
UberX, Lyft and Side Car are all on notice now that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are looking at ways to clamp down on the ride sharing companies.
San Francisco cab drivers are lobbying state lawmakers to require rival ride-share services to have the same insurance rules that they do.
Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved by California regulators.
With horns blaring, a long line of taxicabs circled San Francisco City Hall Tuesday afternoon, with cab drivers demanding that the city ban smartphone-enabled rideshare services.
Rideshare companies are marketing their services with gusto after this week’s BART strike and new signups are in the thousands.