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Uber tries to make nice with the city of Portland

In a letter to Portland's elected officials, Uber has apologized for what it calls "past missteps" during what's been a combative municipal-private company relationship. Alejandro Chouza, Uber's general manager for the Pacific Northwest, added th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2018

Uber to make London its first all-electric city

Uber aims to make London its first all-electric city, with a target date of 2025. And it's going to charge riders in the city to help drivers fund the cost of buying new vehicles......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 23rd, 2018

NYC Council OKs license freeze that could make Uber, Lyft more expensive, harder to find

The New York City Council voted Wednesday afternoon to impose a one-year freeze on new licenses for Uber and other ride.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 8th, 2018

Bloomberg: Uber Is Blamed for the Mistakes of New York’s Leaders

Uber Is Blamed for the Mistakes of New York’s Leaders Failing to understand market forces will make matters worse. Bloomberg, August 6, 2018     Can’t I leave the city for.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureAug 6th, 2018

Uber, Lyft and Via Offered to Make a Fund for Taxi Drivers. The New York City Council Declined It

The council is also considering a freeze on new ride-share vehicles in New York City. The New York City Council, considering regulations on ride-hailing apps offered.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 1st, 2018

City Council aims to make New York first U.S. city to cap Uber, others

New York City is moving toward becoming the first major U.S. municipality to cap ride-sharing services, sparking a tsunami of protest on Friday from Uber [UBER.UL] and others, which warned that those living in far-flung neighborhoods will suffer most......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 27th, 2018

Portland green fund tax backers say they have 25K more signatures than needed

They needed 34,156 signatures to make the November ballot, but backers of a Portland tax to fund green energy programs said Thursday they blew way past that figure. At a rally outside City Hall, Portland Clean Energy Fund campaigners said they wer.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Honolulu City Council bill would make ride sharing business model unworkable, Uber says

The bill would place a cap on pricing for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft, similar to the cap on taxi fares that is currently regulated by the city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Uber, Lyft and Via sue to block wheelchair-accessibility mandate

The city's three biggest ride-hail companies have banded together to undo the recently passed Taxi and Limousine Commission mandate requiring them to make wheelchair accessible service a growing part... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 13th, 2018

With Tampa stadium plan dead, Portland"s MLB prospects rise

Plans for an $892 million Tampa Bay Rays stadium in Ybor City are officially dead. Which, to those looking to bring a team to Portland, could bring the Rose City's prospects very much alive. Rays team leaders said Tuesday that they will not extend .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

The World’s Biggest Brands

These days, it’s more important than ever before for companies to look after their employees and go the extra mile to make them feel comfortable and happy at work. While a nice healthy salary is a good starting point, the [….....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 11th, 2018

Parade set for Atlanta United victory celebration

Atlanta United FC is ready to celebrate the city's first major sports championship in more than 20 years. The team announced shortly after its 2-0 victor over the Portland Timbers in the MLS Cup on Saturday night that it will hold a parade at 10 a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Uber and Lyft could make 2019 a record year for IPOs

Uber Technologies filed paperwork this week for its initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter, as it races with smaller rival Lyft Inc. to be the first to market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 8th, 2018

Former City Council speaker: Taxes from pot could fund subway fixes

Constant delays make it seem as if the subway system has gone to pot. Now former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito wants to use taxes from legal pot to pay for system repairs. Mark-Viverito... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 7th, 2018

Former NYC official: Taxes from pot could fund subway fixes

Constant delays make it seem as if the New York City subway system has gone to pot......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2018

Why Ignoring Wall Street Can Make You A Fortune

I love being an investment analyst and trader I also love the fact that I don t work in New York City where so many analysts and traders do In this way I m like Warren Buffett Recommended.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqDec 6th, 2018

Byford pitches three ways to get trains to run on time

Subway employees are doing what they humanly can to make the trains run on time, Andy Byford, president of New York City Transit, said Wednesday.Platform controllers are blowing whistles to get... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

New York City passes nation's first minimum pay rate for Uber and Lyft drivers - Vox

VoxNew York City passes nation's first minimum pay rate for Ube.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 5th, 2018

Portland fintech startup acquired by credit union tech specialist

Mirador Financial makes software to streamline the lending process and make smaller loans more cost effective for lending institutions......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Uber, Lyft rides in NYC could cost more under new minimum wage rule

New York City's Taxi & Limousine Commission approved a minimum wage of $17.22 per hour for drivers of ride-sharing services such as Uber .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 5th, 2018

NYC just became the first US city to set a minimum wage for Uber, Lyft drivers

Drivers for Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing services will receive a wage per trip that corresponds to $27.86 per hour, or $17.22 after expenses......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 5th, 2018