Consumer Protection Complaint Filed Against Uber, Settlement Reached With Lyft

Consumer Protection Complaint Filed Against Uber, Settlement Reached With Lyft

Today, the San Francisco and Los Angeles County district attorneys filed a settlement with the transportation network company Lyft over a civil consumer protection action…

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too

Angry over the recent decision to allow transportation network companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to operate at San Francisco International Airport, a taxi driver’s…

UberX Drivers Rally For Fair Pay Outside Uber Headquarters

UberX Drivers Rally For Fair Pay Outside Uber Headquarters

Dozens of Uber drivers held a rally in front of the company’s headquarters in San Francisco this afternoon to protest what they say are unfair…

Uber, Lyft Get Permits to Operate at SFO

Uber, Lyft Get Permits to Operate at SFO

UberX and Lyft will be allowed to operate at San Francisco International Airport in the next 30 days, SFO officials announced today. “We are committed…

Sidecar Receives Permit for SFO, Talks with Lyft, Uber Continue

Sidecar Receives Permit for SFO, Talks with Lyft, Uber Continue

Sidecar will be the first transportation network company allowed to operate legally at a California airport when it begins operations at San Francisco International Airport…

SF DA Expresses Concerns Over Safety of Carpooling Apps

SF DA Expresses Concerns Over Safety of Carpooling Apps

The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has sent letters to transportation network companies Lyft, Uber and Sidecar threatening legal action, officials said today. Among other…

New Insurance Standards Signed Into Law for Uber, Lyft

New Insurance Standards Signed Into Law for Uber, Lyft

Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown today will set new insurance standards for transportation networking companies like Uber and Lyft based on a compromise reached…

Uber And Lyft Could Get Shut Down For Taking You To The Airport

Uber And Lyft Could Get Shut Down For Taking You To The Airport

State regulators are warning “ridesharing” companies such as Uber and Lyft that they could be shut down if drivers continue to operate at airports without…

California PUC President “Will keep a close eye” On Coalition Examining Insurance Issues For Ridesharing Companies

California PUC President “Will keep a close eye” On Coalition Examining Insurance Issues For Ridesharing Companies

The California Public Utilities Commission today welcomed the creation of an umbrella group to look at insurance issues for online rideshare services, but noted it…

Lyft, UberX, Sidecar Go Legit: Ridesharing Companies Legalized, With New Rules

Lyft, UberX, Sidecar Go Legit: Ridesharing Companies Legalized, With New Rules

The California Public Utilities Commission today unanimously approved implementing regulations for online-enabled rideshare services—making California the first state to legalize transportation options such as Lyft…

CA Regulatory Officials Lay Out Proposed New Rules For Ridesharing Companies

CA Regulatory Officials Lay Out Proposed New Rules For Ridesharing Companies

The California Public Utilities Commission has weighed in on how to regulate smartphone-enabled rideshare services with a proposed decision released this afternoon. The proposal aims…

Honking Cab Drivers Demand San Francisco Ban On Ridesharing Services

Honking Cab Drivers Demand San Francisco Ban On Ridesharing Services

With horns blaring, a long line of taxicabs circled San Francisco City Hall this afternoon, with cab drivers demanding that the city ban smartphone-enabled rideshare…

SFO Officials Citing And Arresting Ridesharing Drivers

SFO Officials Citing And Arresting Ridesharing Drivers

In the past month, San Francisco International Airport officials have been citing and arresting drivers from mobile-app enabled rideshare companies that pick up and drop…

Sidecar, Lyft, Uber, And Other Ridesharing Companies Get Cease And Desist Letter From San Francisco International Airport

Sidecar, Lyft, Uber, And Other Ridesharing Companies Get Cease And Desist Letter From San Francisco International Airport

As previously reported, California’s regulatory bodies have been trying to find a way to work with ride sharing services like Uber, Sidecar and Lyft. Now…