Uber and Lyft are fighting for the ability to operate in cities across the country. Here are some of the regulatory battles, the resulting citations, and in some cases, law suits the companies are embroiled in.
The district attorneys for San Francisco and Los Angeles counties allege the company misled consumers about the quality of background checks on its drivers. Lyft has settled for $500,000.
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Peers, an online community for sharing economy workers, announces a homeshare liability insurance program and a short-term vehicle lease program for rideshare workers whose cars are under repair.
The senator expresses concern that Lyft’s revised restrictions on access to customer data still does not clearly define which Lyft employees have access.
AG Eric Schneiderman, who urged the revision, applauded the change.
In the wake of a BuzzFeed News story, the transit company is looking into the official’s tracking of a journalist’s location.
Lyft is launching a new service called Lyft for Work that companies can use to give employees a monthly Lyft credit to commute to and from work.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the rules as written would “needlessly restrict competition.”
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Sources at the company tell BuzzFeed News the ride-sharing service is considering taking on Uber in the UK capital.
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It requires background checks going back seven years and $1 million in insurance.
At a public hearing this morning, the TLC fielded comments and arguments for and against the rules the commission proposed.
The TLC is holding a public hearing to discuss their proposed regulations to close a loophole that will directly affect Uber and Lyft.
One day after Hailo backed out of the app-based car service market in North America, Gett announced it would pay its drivers $.70 per minute.
Eliminating destination bias was initially an unintended byproduct of the ride-sharing apps — now it’s quickly being marketed as a feature.
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The company says the service will significantly reduce traffic in Los Angeles.
The company is suing the city of Columbus, Ohio to keep its records private. Uber won a similar lawsuit last week.
There are grounds for a lawsuit, a top tech lawyer says. But it would probably be a very bad idea.
East Coast vs. West Coast.
Starting in Las Vegas. “We see ourselves as a disrupter of the disrupters.”
“I knew there had to be a better way to ensure the safety of Virginia passengers.”
It’s called Lyft Line, and CEO John Zimmer says it’s more in line with Lyft’s vision than the normal car-hailing part of the app.
As more rideshare apps enter the market, cities from Chicago to Indianapolis are figuring out how much to regulate these companies.
“They are throwing a free party and we’re here to ruin that party.” Protesters from the New York Taxi Workers Alliance are happy that Lyft did not launch last night.