NYC Council Votes To Rein In Ride Sharing CompaniesThe Council approved a package of bills that included a one-year moratorium on new licenses for for-hire vehicles.
Bitter Battle Underway As Council Nears Vote To Limit Number Of Uber, Lyft CarsA vote that would cap the number of ride share cars in the city happens this week, but Uber and Lyft have spent thousands to try to stop it.
NYC Council Considers Cap On Ride-Sharing VehiclesThe massive growth of for-hire vehicles like Uber and Lyft is blamed for driving traffic congestion up and pushing wages down.
Uber CEO Backs Surcharge On Ride Sharing Apps To Aid Struggling NYC Taxi DriversDara Khosrowshahi said that the city should put the surcharge into a fund to help taxi owners who bought their medallions at sky-high prices.
NYC Council Bill Seeks $2,000 From App-Based Car Service DriversHundreds of drivers are protesting proposed legislation requiring people who drive for Uber, Lyft and other app-based services pay a $2,000 annual licensing fee.
Cuomo Talks Congestion Pricing Plan For NYC, Including Surcharge On For-Hire VehiclesThe governor has promised $254 million in operating help for the MTA, which will partially be funded by congestion pricing.
Uber, Lyft Vehicles Will Soon Have Video Screens In Their BackseatsAfter winning a lawsuit against the City of New York, Vugo will soon be allowed to run videos, games, weather and more on tablets.
Judge: Ads OK'ed For Uber, Lyft Vehicles In New York CityA judge gave the green light Thursday to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in vehicles driven for companies like Uber and Lyft in New York City.
Terror Suspect’s Work For Uber Raises Concerns About Background Checks Investigators tracing the steps of the New York terror suspect say he worked as an Uber driver for the past six months.
Cabbies Claim Rise Of Ride-Share Apps Has Caused Medallion Value To PlummetDrivers of yellow cabs said the rise of ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft is cutting into their bottom line.
Uber, Lyft Could Be Coming To Upstate NY, If Legislation Is ApprovedThe two ride-hailing companies are now prohibited from operating outside of the New York City area. Previous attempts to authorize the expansion have been blocked in part by opposition from the taxi cab industry.
De Blasio Has No Plans To Step-In As Yellow Cabs Face Competition From Ride AppsMayor Bill de Blasio said the city will not intervene, as yellow cabs struggle to compete with ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft.