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Transportation Nation

D.C. Regulators to Focus on Rideshare Apps -- and Drivers

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

WAMU

D.C. regulators say smartphone-based car services are essentially meterless taxis — and they are preparing to unveil a slew of proposals designed to close liability insurance gaps and limit drivers’ hours on the road.

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Transportation Nation

California Becomes First in Nation to Regulate Ride-Sharing

Friday, September 20, 2013

KALW

California regulators have given the go-ahead to ride-share apps, making it the first state in the nation to legalize peer-to-peer services connecting riders to drivers who use their own cars.

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Transportation Nation

Ride-Sharing Apps Soar During BART Strike

Thursday, July 04, 2013

KALW

The BART strike left hundreds of thousands of Bay Area commuters scrambling for a way to work, but some companies found an upside:  ride-sharing apps like Avego and Sidecar all experienced huge bumps in ridership during the strike.

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Transportation Nation

D.C. Again Takes On Upstart Competitor To Taxicabs

Thursday, May 16, 2013

The D.C. Taxicab Commission has a message for drivers using the new ridesharing mobile app SideCar: they are breaking the law.

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Transportation Nation

San Francisco Airport Bans Rideshare App Companies from Taxi Line

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Last month, San Francisco International Airport issued cease-and-desist orders to six different app-based rideshare companies like Lyft, SideCar, and UberX.

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