City Council Bill Drafting Secrecy led by Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito Supports Discrimination against the Disabled and Immigrant Medallion Owners.
After coming under attack last summer from the ride-hailing app Uber, the de Blasio administration shelved a proposal to cap the number of Uber vehicles and undertook a study of the service’s effect on New York City traffic.
Police say an Uber driver in Delaware would drop off passengers at their destination and return to their homes to burglarize them.
Potentially setting a major precedent for ride-sharing regulation, New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission Thursday approved regulations requiring companies like Uber to report detailed data on rides in the city.
Today the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission voted in favor of fatigue rules that would track and monitor taxi drivers to prevent accidents because of driver fatigue. It did so in the face of an Uber counterattack that claimed the rule was a threat to their passengers’ privacy.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission should track e-hail rides the same way it does taxi trips. Op-Ed by Brad Gerstman, Spokesperson.
An Uber driver was arrested after he struck and killed a man crossing an intersection on 37th Avenue Thursday night, police said.
It's one of the first lessons we learn as kids: don't get in the car with strangers. But modern technology has made services like Uber and Lyft so popular that many are choosing to take the risk, despite reports of violence and sexual assault involving ridesharing services.
The taxi alternative, Uber, promotes itself as being dedicated to rider safety. But that claim is being challenged by a University Park woman whose Uber ride tragically changed her life.
Dustin Jones, founder of United for Equal Access New York, has a few words about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's upstate ride-sharing proposal, read more about it here!
One of the authors of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to push for disabled accessibility requirements in any legislation that authorizes ride-hailing companies to operate upstate.
A new regulation meant to help regulate fatigued drivers could have other serious implications.