Jersey City Introduces New Safety Rules, Requiring Lighted Signs On All Ride-Share VehiclesThe change comes following the murder of a New Jersey native at the University of South Carolina who got into a car she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride.
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. 
Ride-Sharing Vehicles Are Making NYC Congestion Worse, Report SaysNew York City already has a congestion problem, and now a new report shows that ride-sharing apps such as Uber, Lyft and Via are adding to it.
Westchester County Unveils Plan To Vet Uber & Lyft DriversRide sharing is coming soon to Westchester County, and officials say they are the driving force behind a new program to make sure passengers are in good hands.
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.
N.J. Bill Would Require Permits For Uber, Other Ride-Sharing CompaniesLegislation advanced by a New Jersey State Assembly panel would require ride-sharing companies that use personal vehicles to get a state permit and meet safety requirements.