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PUC gives a nod to Uber, Lyft, other ride-sharing services

SACRAMENTO — California has given the green light to online services that link passengers with private car owners — a sign that government is adapting to peer-to-peer commerce that's disrupting established industries.<p>On Thursday, the Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved new rules to …

Transportation

The battle over the future of the taxi

Contributors:<p>Share<p><b>Share</b><p>The battle over the future of the taxi<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Uber was the first; there were many that followed: Hailo, GetTaxi, Taxi Magic, Flywheel, Lyft, Sidecar. There's a lot of heat around apps that let users order a taxi, car service, or just …

Public Policy

Lyft and SideCar, beware! Uber storms the arena of ride-sharing

Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service

Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service

Lyft and Sidecar may be the kings of ridesharing right now, but Uber is coming up in the rearview mirror.<p>The San Francisco-based black car service will offer its own ridesharing service in markets where regulators have given tacit approval to those services, Uber said Friday on its website.<p>Lyft and …

Test riding Sidecar and Lyft, the Coke and Pepsi of ride sharing

Seattleites don’t just have an option of catching a cheap ride from a stranger with a smartphone app.<p>We have a choice.<p>Lyft launched its ride sharing …

Lyft, a ride-sharing app service, expands to Chicago

Lyft, a ride-sharing service known for the pink mustache on the grill of its drivers' cars, is set to begin operating in Chicago this weekend.<p>Chicago will be the fourth city where riders can use Lyft to get around the city. Lyft launched last year in San Francisco and expanded to Los Angeles and …

Zimride Becomes Lyft, Launches Its Mustachioed Ride-Sharing Service In Chicago

It’s hard to believe that it’s been less than a year since ride-sharing service Lyft first launched in beta to friends and family, offering a low-cost alternative to on-demand black car service Uber. Not only has it grown aggressively in its home market since then, but Lyft has since begun offering …

Lyft

Taxi Battle of the Day: Uber vs. Lyft

Ride sharing service Lyft zooms forward with $60M from Andreessen Horowitz

Lyft, the ride sharing service known for the distinctive pink mustaches that drivers attach to their vehicles, has raised $60 million in venture …

Technology - Bloomberg

by Bloomberg News Feb 17, 2018 12:26 AM EST<p>by Sarah Frier and Gerrit De Vynck Feb 16, 2018 8:12 PM EST<p>by Josh Eidelson Feb 16, 2018 1:50 PM EST<p>by …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

Taxi Turvi iPhone App Plots Optimal Cab Route, Keeps Driver In Check

It's about time someone came up with a tech-savvy way to determine the optimal taxi route.<p>As hard working as they are, some cab drivers may take a slower, more congested route to run up the fare, but the free Taxi Turvi app strives to help passengers judge whether their drivers are taking the best …

Transportation