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October 28, 2014

Can you get Ebola on public transportation?

The short answer is that public transportation users either on the same train or riding after the doctor are at “very minimal to zero risk.”


September 29, 2014

Uber adding paratransit vehicles in Philadelphia

The fares for the wheelchair-accessible vehicles are similar to those for the company's existing car service, starting at $12. The Philadelphia Parking Authority, which regulates taxis in the city, says the agency is working to add 45 new wheelchair-accessible cabs this year.


September 26, 2014

Ridesharing services face legal threats in California

The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles on Thursday accused the companies of violating California business law and threatened an injunction on its service following a joint investigation, according to a letter reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.


September 22, 2014

Ridesharing seeing notable growth among college students

Uber, Lyft and other similar brands, are keen to expand their user bases by offering ridesharing services at competitive prices.


September 4, 2014

On-demand services beat S.F. taxi arrival times

Additionally, the study found that ride services both complement and compete with public transit.


August 11, 2014

D.C. cab cos. unite against ride-sharing services

Cabdrivers are joining labor unions, labor organizers and cab companies are lobbying jointly, and rival taxi executives are sharing notes and filing complaints and lawsuits, according to a report.


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 8, 2014

Uber to drop rates to compete with N.Y. taxis

The move could spur protests from drivers as it did when Uber dropped prices in San Francisco.


July 8, 2014

Biking to N.Y. airport faster than public transport

A yellow taxi won the “Race to LaGuardia,” beating out the airport shuttle, Uber car service, Citibike, subway, train and bus, according to the study by Global Gateway Alliance.


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