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Taxi cabs wait for fares in front of the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Taxi Drivers Migrate To Rideshare Services

As many as one-third of San Francisco’s cab drivers have ditched their hack licenses and are driving for Uber, Lyft or Sidecar instead, according to the city’s taxi association.

01/16/2014

Accident Scene in Tenderloin

SF Taxi Association Wants Stricter Rideshare Service Rules After Deadly Accident

San Francisco cab drivers are lobbying state lawmakers to require rival ride-share services to have the same insurance rules that they do.

01/07/2014

Syed Muzzafar

Uber: Driver Who Hit Pedestrians In SF Tenderloin Worked For Us

Uber confirmed Thursday that the driver of a vehicle which struck 3 pedestrians in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood New Year’s Eve was a “partner” driver for the Internet ride-sharing service.

01/02/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

California Adopts Ridesharing Service Regulations

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.

09/19/2013

Lyft Rideshare Service

SFO Officials Make Citizen Arrests Of Internet Rideshare Drivers

San Francisco International Airport officials have been citing and arresting drivers from mobile-app enabled rideshare companies that pick up and drop off passengers.

07/29/2013

Commuter traffic moves across the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Interest In Rideshare Companies Surges During BART Strike

Rideshare companies are marketing their services with gusto after this week’s BART strike and new signups are in the thousands.

07/03/2013

Rideshare Diamond Lane

Rideshare Services Handle Increased Passenger Load From BART Strike

With BART service shut down, ridesharing services were working to keep up with increased demand Monday.

07/01/2013

Uber offices in San Francisco. (CBS)

Visa Lottery May Limit Bay Area Companies Hiring Foreign Workers

Demand for H-1B visas for highly-skilled workers is so high this year that the government announced Friday it will be issuing the visas by lottery.

04/06/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Sends Ceast-And-Desist Letter To Ride-Share Companies

San Francisco International Airport has sent cease and desist letters to ride-sharing companies including Lyft and Uber with the concern over unregulated community drivers conducting business.

04/05/2013

A taxi cab crosses Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco MTA Board Approves Taxi Smartphone App

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors voted Tuesday to build a mobile phone application to connect passengers to taxis throughout the city.

03/20/2013

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