• January 22, 2021

Tags : uber

Biggest Transportation Battles of 2016 to Continue in the New

After Uber left Austin, state lawmakers are now poised to take up regulations of ride-hailing companies. They may also look at a high-speed rail developer’s ability to use eminent domain for a Dallas-Houston bullet train. The cost of toll roads, the toll of urban congestion, ride-hailing battles and a high-speed train war garnered plenty of […]Read More

Council Green Lights New Rules for Public Transportation Services in

El Paso City Council approved a new set of inventive regulations that will enhance public transportation services for the El Paso community. The Transportation-for-Hire ordinance amendments are inclusive of taxicabs, limousines, pedicabs, sightseeing and charter vehicles, low speed vehicles and transportation network companies (UberX, Lyft, etc.). Some of the  changes include background checks for all […]Read More

Across Texas, Uber Puts Cities in Tough Spot

As Uber attempts to leverage its fast-growing popularity and bend cities to its will, three Texas cities face serious questions this week about their willingness to accommodate the app-based vehicle-for-hire company by changing local laws. Citing “burdensome regulations,” Uber ended service in Midland and Galveston on Monday. On Tuesday, Austin city officials debated how to move forward after […]Read More