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Uber, Lyft Fallout: Taxi Rides Plunge in San Francisco

September 17, 2014 | 12:15 pm

Uber, Lyft Fallout: Taxi Rides Plunge in San Francisco

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The rise of ride-service companies has resulted in a severe decline in cab ridership.

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California Bill Would Enable Uber, Lyft Drivers to Finally Get Insurance

September 2, 2014 | 6:00 am

California Bill Would Enable Uber, Lyft Drivers to Finally Get Insurance

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A new state measure calls for a hybrid personal/commercial policy to be offered to ride-service drivers.

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Around the U.S., Taxis, Regulators, Insurers Having Fits Over Uber and Lyft

June 19, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Around the U.S., Taxis, Regulators, Insurers Having Fits Over Uber and Lyft

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Taxi drivers protest against Uber in Europe, while states launch new efforts to regulate TNCs here.

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Once Friendly Territory, California Looks to Toughen Rules for Uber, Lyft

June 17, 2014 | 11:45 am

Once Friendly Territory, California Looks to Toughen Rules for Uber, Lyft

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Proposed laws and regulations could rein in what has been close to a free ride for the startups so far.

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Insurance Rules for Ride Services Like Lyft and UberX May Get Tougher

April 23, 2014 | 12:48 pm

Insurance Rules for Ride Services Like Lyft and UberX May Get Tougher

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CPUC is considering extending the time period during a driver’s shift for which coverage must be valid.

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Lyft, UberX Receive 3-Year Licenses to Operate in California

April 15, 2014 | 1:22 pm

Lyft, UberX Receive 3-Year Licenses to Operate in California

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The companies had been operating conditionally while their applications were being reviewed by the CPUC.

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Uber’s Controversial Insurance Policy is Secret No More

March 26, 2014 | 2:39 pm

Uber’s Controversial Insurance Policy is Secret No More

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The ride service company’s insurance policy had long been secret until someone leaked it Monday.

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Seattle, Chicago Put the Screws to Lyft, UberX

March 18, 2014 | 3:27 pm

Seattle, Chicago Put the Screws to Lyft, UberX

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Around the country, regulators apply pressure to the San Francisco-based ride-service firms.

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UberX, Lyft Expand Driver Insurance

March 14, 2014 | 8:51 am

UberX, Lyft Expand Driver Insurance

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The ride-service companies attempt to close a well-publicized “insurance gap.”

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City by City, Lyft and Uber Take on Taxis, Regulators

March 3, 2014 | 3:23 pm

City by City, Lyft and Uber Take on Taxis, Regulators

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Breakdown of various efforts around the country to regulate the fast-growing ride-service firms.

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