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Valley cities using old laws to block scooter sharing

Businesses aimed at placing electric scooters around the region are running into decades-old ordinances that already ban them. As Santa Monica, California-based Bird has begun placing its products in several Valley locations, cities including Gle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

These cities have the toughest laws for home builders — and the highest property prices

‘There is no incentive for local municipalities to change anything because homeowners vote, and homeowners understandably want to protect their home values.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 25th, 2019

Car-sharing venture Share Now shutters North American operations, including in Seattle

App-based car rental company Share Now is leaving Seattle and four other North American cities in February, the company confirmed Wednesday.  BMW Group and Daimler-backed Share Now, formerly Car2Go, has 720 vehicles in its Seattle fleet, spokesper.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2019

Supreme Court leaves cities with only one option on homelessness: Build more housing

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to hear a landmark case could be the death knell for laws that advocates say criminalize the act of sleeping on the street. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 17th, 2019

13 mind-blowing facts that show just how expensive San Francisco really is

San Francisco is one of the wealthiest and most expensive cities in America, thanks to its booming tech industry and proximity to Silicon Valley......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2019

13 mind-blowing facts that show just how expensive San Francisco really is

Sean Pavone/Shutterstock San Francisco is one of the wealthiest and most expensive cities in America. San Francisco's high cost of living is due to its booming tech industry and proximity to Silicon Valley. The Bay Area could become even more expe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2019

Airbnb has removed thousands of listings in Boston as new rule takes effect ahead of the company"s presumed IPO next year

Boston's crackdown on Airbnb listings comes amid a wave of similar laws proposed in cities around the world. Such regulations could put a dent in the business model of one of the last tech darlings of the decade that has yet to go public......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 10th, 2019

Airbnb has removed thousands of listings in Boston as new rule takes effect

Boston's crackdown on Airbnb listings comes amid a wave of similar laws proposed in cities around the world. Such regulations could put a dent in the business model of one of the last tech darlings of the decade that has yet to go public......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 4th, 2019

Those crazy Japan vending machines

They are so omnipresent, seemingly on every block of cities, with a mix of brightly colored drinks to stop people's atte.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 22nd, 2019

Orlando receives perfect score on LGBT equality index

Orlando scored a perfect rating on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, which tracks how well cities support the LGBT community.  The scores take into account metrics including: Non-discrimination laws: If the city has laws in pl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2019

What $750,000 buys with a view right now in three Ventura County cities

Take a look at what roughly $750,000 buys with a view right now in Fillmore, Simi Valley and Ventura in Ventura County. Take a look at what roughly $750,000 buys with a view right now in Fillmore, Simi Valley and Ventura in Ventura County......»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 21st, 2019

Lyft to pull e-scooters out of Atlanta, other U.S. cities

A year after launching here, ride-hailing company Lyft is pulling its e-scooter service out of Atlanta. Lyft is shifting resources and will end scooter operations in Atlanta on Nov. 22, the company said in a statement. Lyft is also ceasing operations .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2019

Airbnb suffers setback in Jersey City as residents vote to regulate short-term rentals

The new regulations come amid a wave of laws considered in cities across the world that seek to regulate the rapid growth of Airbnb due to concerns over how the company affects long-term residents......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 6th, 2019

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash launch a $90-million fight against California labor law

Three Silicon Valley sharing-economy companies unveiled .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 29th, 2019

Skip Silicon Valley — 20 Cities with High-Paying Tech Jobs

These other cities are growing in tech, and they're paying well......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 29th, 2019

SA scooter company expanding to Rio Grande Valley

San Antonio-based Blue Duck Scooters has scored a contract with the city of Edinburg to be the first company to operate electric scooters in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Blue Duck will operate initially under an exclusive six-month pilot program in part.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2019

Arizona cities rated among best "untapped" places for startups, report says

Four cities in the Valley have been ranked among the best "untapped" places in the nation for a startup business. The ranking, by New York-based lending company Fundera, looked beyond the typical startup havens such as Silicon Valley, Boston and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Trump International Hotel in Washington is being put on block by Trump Organization

The Trump Organization is exploring a sale of the rights to the company’s opulent Washington, D.C., hotel, a move it says is motivated partly by criticism that the Trumps are flouting ethics laws by profiting from the property......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2019

Gogoro launches GoShare in Taipei

Own-brand electric scooter maker Gogoro has launched GoShare services for sharing e-scooters on a rental basis in Taipei, according to GoShare director Henry Chiang......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 22nd, 2019

Breaking News: Car2go To Shutter Operations In Five Cities As Mobility Landscape Changes

Car2go, the flagship car-sharing service known for its zippy blue and white Smart cars, is closing down operations in five major North American cities. Members received notice of the closures in an email sent on September 27. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 27th, 2019

E-scooter riders are confused about where to ride and what regulations to follow

E-scooters are a form of shared transportation designed to tackle transportation and congestion issues. Companies like Bird, Lime, and Ojo have placed e-scooters in over 100 cities and tow.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2019