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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.


June 30, 2014

Uber faults lawyers as Calif. weighs insurance rule

The Senate Insurance Committee is considering a bill that would force transportation networks to boost protection for drivers cruising for riders in California.


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.


March 10, 2014

Uber facing disabled discrimination accusations

Blind customers have filed complaints saying they were denied rides because the drivers didn't allow animals.


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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