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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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What UberX Drivers Are Saying About Their Training and Safety Issues

February 20, 2014 | 8:00 am

What UberX Drivers Are Saying About Their Training and Safety Issues

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Some who have driven for the service raise concerns over distracted driving and safety issues.

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UberX and Lyft Disability Access Plans Not Wowing Advocates

February 17, 2014 | 2:06 pm

UberX and Lyft Disability Access Plans Not Wowing Advocates

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The TNCs’ plans for providing wheelchair access are short on details.

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How Many Ride-Share Drivers Are Hiding Status From Insurers?

January 21, 2014 | 9:15 am

How Many Ride-Share Drivers Are Hiding Status From Insurers?

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Questions about coverage get new attention after a series of accidents involving ride-service drivers.

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Taxi Drivers Want San Francisco to Crack Down on ‘Ride Share’ Insurance

January 8, 2014 | 3:17 pm

Taxi Drivers Want San Francisco to Crack Down on ‘Ride Share’ Insurance

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After New Year’s Eve fatality involving a ‘ride share’ driver, taxi operators want city to take action.

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Will ‘Ride Sharing’ Kill San Francisco’s Taxi Industry?

November 7, 2013 | 8:00 am

Will ‘Ride Sharing’ Kill San Francisco’s Taxi Industry?

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Tensions run high as drivers from the networked ride services compete with taxis for riders in the city.

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