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New York Considering Wage Floor for Uber Drivers

New York City Traffic

New York City regulators are moving toward significantly raising wages for drivers for Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The step would make New York the first major American city to establish pay rules to grapple with the upheaval caused by hail-riding companies that has decimated the yellow cab industry and …

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London Will Allow Uber

Waiting for the Uber

Uber’s ban on its licence by London’s transport regulator, Transport for London, (TfL) to operate in the city has been overturned in court. TfL refused to renew the licence when it ran out last September, saying the ride-hailing firm was not “fit and proper” to operate in the city. Following a …

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Uber Adding Safety Features to App

Waiting for the Uber

Uber is adding features to its app aimed at keeping riders feel safer, and announced a former Homeland Security secretary will lead its board of safety advisors. “Helping keep people safe is a huge responsibility, and one we do not take lightly, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a blog …

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Lyft Testing Monthly Subscription Plan

Rider Being Picked Up by Lyft

Lyft is testing monthly subscription plans for high-frequency users, a sign that the company is shifting toward a Netflix or Spotify model for transportation. Andrew J. Hawkins | The Verge The terms of the subscription models seem to vary, but appear targeted at users who spend up to $450 on …

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Lyft, Magna to Partner on Autonomous Cars

Lyft Says It Has a Deal With Magna International To Develop and Build Driverless Cars for its Network and Anyone Else LedeTree Magna International and Lyft announced this week they will collaborate on developing and manufacturing self-driving systems that will be used in a Lyft ridesharing fleet, but will also …

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Road Warriors – Monday News for Travelers

Hyper Loop One Car

Welcome to a new work week, road warriors. Here’s a rundown of news from around the country affecting how you travel for work. Compiled by David Royse | LedeTree MASSIVE EXPANSION COMING AT O’HARE – DOZENS OF NEW GATES Do you already cringe when you learn you have to connect …

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