The city's proposed cap on cruising times for app-based cabs is "arbitrary" and illegal because it supersedes the state's traffic-reduction regulations, and was concocted secretly without taking into consideration other factors, a new lawsuit by Uber argues.
Just how bad are Uber and Lyft drivers when it comes to blocking bike lanes? Just horrible.
Our taxicab Tennyson, our deadline Dylan, Charles Komanoff predicts that the mayor's Uber/Lyft plan won't really solve the congestion problem. There's math involved, so you might want to open that calculator app.
The New York Times’s exhaustive series about the horrifying financial plight of yellow taxicab drivers may actually have understated the fiscal crisis — and, in doing so, let Uber and Lyft off the hook, a cab industry expert told Streetsblog. In the Times series (part 1 and part 2), writer Brian Rosenthal reported, “since Uber entered […]