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August 7, 2014

Uber, Lyft, Sidecar launch carpooling service

With costs averaging 30 to 40% less than solo rides, the shared services may compete with public transit as well as car ownership,


July 14, 2014

Seattle ordinance would charge fee to offset accessible taxi costs

Would generate a 10-cent fee on every ride originating in Seattle with uberX, Lyft, Sidecar, nonwheelchair-accessible taxis and for-hire companies, and pour that money into a fund.


July 11, 2014

N.Y. hits Lyft with cease and desist order

State officials accused the company of acting in bad faith by concealing plans to operate in the city and say Lyft has violated several insurance laws, including illegally acting as an insurance provider and soliciting New York drivers.


June 30, 2014

Will Uber service customers with disabilities?

A lawsuit filed by three mobility-impaired plaintiffs from San Antonio and Houston claims that Uber and Lyft have violated ADA laws by failing to provide a way for wheelchair users to take advantage of their services.


March 13, 2014

Uber, Lyft ordered to cease operation in Madison, Wis.

The companies have been met with controversy because of an ordinance that requires all public transportation go through a process that includes a background check and review from the city.


February 24, 2014

Accessibility concerns grow over new S.F. car service networks

A quarter of wheelchair-accessible cabs, which SFMTA officials consider a linchpin of the paratransit system, now sit idle because there aren't enough drivers.


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