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…

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…

Passenger Hit With Hammer by Uber Driver Speaks out About Recovery

Passenger Hit With Hammer by Uber Driver Speaks out About Recovery

A passenger who was attacked with a hammer allegedly by his Uber driver in San Francisco last month spoke publicly today about the potentially permanent…

Uber Driver Suspected of Attacking Passenger Raises Concerns Over Ride-Sharing Safety

Uber Driver Suspected of Attacking Passenger Raises Concerns Over Ride-Sharing Safety

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon expressed concerns about the safety of transportation network companies this afternoon following the arraignment of a 26-year-old Uber driver…

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…

Blind Advocacy Group, Author, Sue Uber Over Alleged Discrimination

Blind Advocacy Group, Author, Sue Uber Over Alleged Discrimination

A blind author and the National Federation of the Blind sued ridesharing company Uber in federal court in San Francisco today, alleging that it discriminates…

Uber Dumps Driver Who Suffered Seizure, Struck Pedestrian

Uber Dumps Driver Who Suffered Seizure, Struck Pedestrian

4:46 PM: Uber officials said today that one of their drivers who suffered a seizure and struck a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood…

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…

Uber Announces New Insurance Policy For Drivers Without Insurance

Uber Announces New Insurance Policy For Drivers Without Insurance

The San Francisco-based ridesharing company Uber announced a new insurance policy today to address concerns over liability for accidents involving its drivers who are working…

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…

“The first time Uber is going to be challenged”: Suit Over Little Girl’s Death Could Change Face Of Ridesharing

“The first time Uber is going to be challenged”: Suit Over Little Girl’s Death Could Change Face Of Ridesharing

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed today against the transportation network company Uber on behalf of the family of a 6-year-old girl struck and killed…

Family Of Girl Killed By Driver Sues Uber, Blames App For Distraction That Caused Fatal Collision

Family Of Girl Killed By Driver Sues Uber, Blames App For Distraction That Caused Fatal Collision

The family of a 6-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a car in San Francisco on New Year’s Eve filed a wrongful-death lawsuit…

Uber Admits That Driver Arrested For Killing 6-Year-Old Worked For Them

Uber Admits That Driver Arrested For Killing 6-Year-Old Worked For Them

A driver with the San Francisco transportation company Uber was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter for striking and killing a 6-year-old girl in the…

From Free Rides To “Surge Pricing,” Bay Area NYE Revelers Have Plenty Of Transit Options

From Free Rides To “Surge Pricing,” Bay Area NYE Revelers Have Plenty Of Transit Options

New Year’s Eve revelers in the Bay Area will have plenty of public transit options while ushering in the start of a new year tonight….

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…