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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

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

Lawyer who took on Uber is suing IBM for age discrimination

Shannon Liss-Riordan says the company has wrongfully terminated thousands of workers for being too old. Can she make it stick?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral20 hr. 32 min. ago

Here"s how many scooters and e-bikes are cruising in Denver, and how many more are in store

This has been Denver's summer of the scooter, and the city's sidewalks are about to see hundreds more as its residents trade in their iced coffees for pumpkin spice lattes. Companies that make dockless electric scooters and bicycles have come a lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

Aurora using arts and culture to try to turn around Colfax Avenue

Aurora Cultural Arts District aims to make the city an arts destination like RiNo or Santa Fe......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

Why this Portland-based New York City Marathon winner can"t stop competing

Portland runner Shalane Flanagan on why she loves her job.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2018

Cuomo, de Blasio make nice in state Democrats’ unity push

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke kind words about each other during a state Democratic Party summit in Midtown yesterday. The underlying theme of the event was party unity following... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 19th, 2018

Council moves ahead on bills to help taxis

After years of failing to address the fallout from an upended taxi industry, the City Council is trying to make up for lost time. Just a month after leading the way to an unprecedented one-year cap... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 17th, 2018

Growing theories about Amazon"s HQ2 winner

Although Amazon has provided few updates on its HQ2 search, theories about which city will make the cut are only growing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 17th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 search ignites a public hunt for signs

Although Amazon has provided few updates on its HQ2 search, theories about which city will make the cut are only growing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 17th, 2018

Uber and Lyft Drivers in Chicago Will Hold Rally to Protest Abuse and Low Wages

“We all like this, we just have to make it work better.” .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 16th, 2018

The top city for young professionals who want to make more money, live cheaply, and have fun in 2018 is in South Dakota

Jacob Boomsma/Shutterstock Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the place to be for young professionals. The financial-tech company SmartA.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 search ignites public hunt for signs

Amazon has provided few updates on its HQ2 search, but theories about which city will make the cut are only growing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 14th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 search ignites public hunt for signs

Amazon has provided few updates on its HQ2 search, but theories about which city will make the cut are only growing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 14th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 search ignites public hunt for clues

Although Amazon has provided few updates on its HQ2 search, theories about which city will make the cut are only growing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 14th, 2018