The Southern Nevada Taxicab Authority’s administrator resigned Monday amid a series of longtime disagreements with the agency’s board of directors in developing a resolution to reduce complaints about long-hauling.
Disability Rights Advocates, on behalf of the Independent Living Resource Center and two people who use wheelchairs, filed a class-action lawsuit today against Lyft. The plaintiffs allege the ride-hailing company discriminates against people who use wheelchairs by not making available wheelchair-accessible cars in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sausalito is imposing new regulations on taxi drivers
in an effort to manage downtown traffic congestion.City officials say some cabbies park on Bridgeway and leave their vehicles to seek out customers in parking lots, sidewalks or passengers as they stand in lines waiting for ferries. That helps jam traffic along Bridgeway...
It’s been two years since the ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft launched at Lake Tahoe.
With seasonal shifts in demand, strict rules for driving across state lines and a relationship with local taxi companies that goes beyond friendly competition, the industry is still working to find its footing in the basin. Meyers resident Monika Taboada…
Wilson isn’t alone in maintaining onerous rules for taxicab companies that throttle competition,
limit innovation and saddle cabbies with burdensome costs. But following other cities’ lead has taken us down the wrong path.
Blue Star Cab took its fleet off the road late last month and formally notified Wilson officials Wednesday that it had ceased operations. Ronnie Edmundson, the company’s president, blamed city regulations requiring two cabs to be in service or on call 24 hours a day despite a dearth of demand for overnight rides.
An Uber and Lyft driver’s treatment of city inspectors of ride-hailing cars has prompted the city’s director of Customer Service to send an email asserting that harassment by drivers won’t be tolerated.