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New York solicits taxicab tech ideas

The general public, as well as companies in the technology and taxicab industries, are asked for their two cents on how the city can improve taxi services with tech.

By Apr. 16, 2009


Uber on the road to reconciliation in D.C. with new legislation

The embattled car service scores victory with city council's approval of a legislative framework for "digital dispatch" transportation services.

By Dec. 4, 2012


Uber fights proposed D.C. taxi commission fare increase

Amendment would handicap sedan services by requiring them to charge customers at least five times what taxicabs charge, the Internet-based car service says.

By Jul. 9, 2012


Uber secures victory against taxi commission's fare increase

The developer of the Summon-a-Car smartphone app has won against the city of Washington, D.C.

By Jul. 12, 2012


Hail-a-cab apps get green light in New York

Uber CEO says the return of his company's taxi-summoning service is "imminent" as the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission votes in favor of a yearlong test.

By Dec. 13, 2012


Uber faces new legal challenge, at home in San Francisco

San Francisco cab drivers file class-action suit against the transportation startup claiming unfair business practices. This comes on the heels of regulatory challenges in New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.

By Nov. 14, 2012


Uber car service battles to stay in Colorado

The state's Public Utilities Commission is proposing regulatory changes that could shut down the transportation startup's Denver service. But the company is not leaving without a fight.

By Jan. 29, 2013


Uber changes lanes in New York by hailing cabs too

Private car-summoning service will begin allowing New Yorkers to call for cab rides, which will be free for the first week while a regulatory hurdle is cleared.

By Sep. 4, 2012


Uber, Lyft, Sidecar get cease-and-desist letters from LA

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is ordering the three ride-sharing apps to halt all vehicle operations "immediately." However, the companies say there aren't grounds for such demands.

By Jun. 25, 2013


NYC turns to pilot program for app to hail taxis

After foot-dragging by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, a pilot program that lets users summon a taxi with a smartphone app is becoming a reality.

By Dec. 12, 2012