Ridesharing

Lyft Rideshare Service

State Senate Committee Passes 2 Bills That Would Tighten Regulations For Apps Like Uber, Lyft

A State Senate committee approved two bills Tuesday to tighten regulations on on-demand, ride-app services such as Uber and Lyft.

06/17/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber Uprising? Drivers Rally Outside SF Headquarters, Make Demands

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.

06/17/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Ride Sharing Companies Warned To Stay Out Of Airports

Ride sharing companies can be a convenient way to get to the airport, but California is saying that’s a no-go.

06/11/2014

taxi cabs,

San Francisco Cab Company CEO: Taxi Industry May Not Survive The Next 18 Months

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.

06/06/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

Lyft Refuses To Stop Operating In New Mexico, Faces Thousands of Dollars in Fines

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.

05/23/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

Insurance Commissioner Holds Car Share Service Hearings To Ensure Consumer Protection

California’s Insurance Commissioner will hold a hearing Friday to gather information about transportation network companies such as UberX and Sidecar with hopes of ensuring consumer protection.

03/21/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber, Lyft Announce Insurance Policy Changes Following Fatal Crash Involving Rideshare Driver

San Francisco-based ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft announced a new insurance policy on Friday to address concerns over liability for accidents involving its drivers who are working but have not yet picked up passengers.

03/14/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

Phil Matier: SF Lawmakers Want Ride-Share Companies To Face Fair Regulations

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.

03/07/2014

Summon is the first Transportation Network Company to receive a permit from the CPUC, March 5, 2014. (Summon)

Summon Becomes First Rideshare Service Licensed In California

The car service, formerly known as InstaCab, is the first to comply with a list of regulations from the California Public Utilities Commission.

03/05/2014

Uber

Phil Matier: Wrongful Death Suit Could Change How Uber Does Business

A wrongful-death lawsuit involving Uber and one of its drivers who struck a 6-year-old girl, could be instrumental in changing the way ridesharing companies are regulated.

01/27/2014

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