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Uber Questioned Over Claims Drivers Refused To Pick-Up Customers With Guide Dogs

San Francisco regulators and the National Federation of the Blind are looking into claims that drivers are not picking up passengers with service animals.

05/21/2014

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

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

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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

Intersection where a pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in San Francisco.

The Most Dangerous Intersections For Pedestrians In San Francisco

San Francisco pedestrian crashes, and fatal crashes are increasing, and causing city leaders and advocacy groups to demand change. Which intersections and streets are most dangerous?

02/13/2014

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

Accident Scene

Family Of Girl Killed In SF Crosswalk Suing Uber For Wrongful Death

The family of a six-year old killed in a San Francisco crosswalk New Year’s Eve plans to sue ride share company Uber for wrongful death, according to the New York Times.

01/27/2014

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San Francisco Looks To Address Shortage Of Taxi Drivers

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is waiving the new taxi driver permit application fee until the end of March, in hopes of attracting new drivers.

01/22/2014

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