A blind author and the National Federation of the Blind sued ridesharing company Uber in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, alleging that it discriminates against blind riders with guide dogs.
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.
Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.
“Oh it’s been a blood feud,” one driver, who wished to remain anonymous told KPIX 5.
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 prices surged to 500 percent of normal rates after Outside Lands music festival ended, and traffic nightmares began over the weekend. (More via LIVE 105)
UberPool would allow customers to share a ride and split the cost when traveling along a similar route.
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.