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…

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…

BART Strike: Labor Negotiations To Resume At 1 PM Wednesday

BART Strike: Labor Negotiations To Resume At 1 PM Wednesday

BART labor negotiations ended unsuccessfully early this morning and are scheduled to resume this afternoon, according to a BART spokesman. Contract talks ended at 3…

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…