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Rides-For-Donation Services Under Scrutiny

September 4, 2012 | 11:12 am

Rides-For-Donation Services Under Scrutiny

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by Zusha Elinson, The Bay Citizen Tired of waiting for taxis, thousands of San Franciscans have begun paying to hop into complete strangers’ cars to get around town. Two startups, Lyft and Sidecar, launched this summer with mobile apps that let passengers use their phones to hitch a ride. Lyft drivers pull up with a […]

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June 19, 2012 | 8:39 am

A.M. Splash: Cities Battle to Regulate Pot; Habitat Expanded for Snowy Plover; Barbieri Sues KNBR

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City attorney wants to keep medical pot regulation local(SF Examiner) City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s office asked the California Supreme Court Monday to overturn a lower court’s ruling last year that could potentially threaten the permitting of medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state. Habitat set aside for western snowy plover doubles (SF Chronicle) The U.S. Fish […]

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SF Taxis Can Now Unload and Load in Bike Lanes

October 28, 2011 | 12:50 pm

SF Taxis Can Now Unload and Load in Bike Lanes

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Citing a need to “provide access to the curb for taxi and paratransit van customers with disabilities” the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has announced that taxi cabs can now pick up and drop off passengers while parked in a bike lane without fear of getting a ticket. Parking Control Officers have been instructed not […]

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