San Antonio City Council voted Thursday to dramatically lower fees and loosen some key parts of the city ordinance that legalizes and regulates Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such Uber and Lyft. The move, which was opposed by District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca J. Viagran and District 6 Councilman Ray Lopez, still fell considerably short of the full repeal that Uber said was necessary for it to stay in San Antonio.
Written by Clayton Price on Mar 4 2015 - 12:11pm
Updated: NOWCastSA has created an interactive graphic that lets you compare regulations on Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), such as Uber and Lyft in San Antonio, Houston, Austin and Dallas. This updated graphic shows how San Antonio changed its regulations after Uber and Lyft complained the rules were too strict here compared to other cities.
Written by ProPublica on Feb 3 2015 - 2:48pm
by Ryann Grochowski Jones ProPublica, Feb. 3, 2015, 2:48 p.m. Last week Uber revealed another way the ridesharing service is revolutionizing travel: Cities that use Uber see a reduction in drunk driving accidents among young people, a company report showed.