Posted: Dec 09, 2014

Portland Punts Uber

The city of Portland, Oregon, has filed a lawsuit to block Uber from operating in its city. According to the Guardian, Uber started offering its low-cost Uber-X service, which, it seems, aims to used unlicensed cars and drivers not licensed as tax drivers to operate the service. Passengers would hail the non-taxis with the famed […]

Dec 09, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, lawuit, regulation, Taxi Stories, Uber by Adam Lingle
Posted: Dec 05, 2014

Uber crashes Portland

Uber started operation in Portland this week even though it lacked the permits and inspections that the city says are required for any taxi service, according to Geekwire. The city has already conducted enforcement actions against Uber drivers and is certainly not happy with Uber doing business on its streets, the report says. “We have told […]

Dec 05, 2014 | Filed under: Blog by Adam Lingle
Posted: Nov 21, 2014

Committee wants to Bar Uber for Playing God

The Committee for Taxi Safety s calling on the TLC to suspend Uber’s TLC licenses because the New York City Uber chiefs have been using the company’s “God’s View” technology to track the movements of one a Buzzfeed reporter. Uber’s God’s View tool allows Uber to track an individual’s use of the service, marking when […]

Nov 21, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, Committee for Taxi Safety, TLC, tracking, Uber by Adam Lingle
Posted: Nov 10, 2014

NY AG wants Livery Drivers to be Free

According to BuzzFeed, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is weighing in against a newly-proposed rule that would require livery cab drivers to affiliate with one base and one base only. Schneiderman has written a letter to the TLC saying hat the proposed rules, as written, would unfairly limit competition. “From a competitive standpoint, these […]

Nov 10, 2014 | Filed under: bases, Blog, livery, Lyft, Scheneiderman, Uber by Adam Lingle
Posted: Oct 23, 2014

New York appeals Court has given taxi owners permission to bring their challenge to the Taxi of Tomorrow program

A mid-level New York appeals Court has given taxi owners permission to bring their challenge to the Taxi of Tomorrow program to the Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. The ToT would require most cab owners to purchase a taxi made by Nissan Motor Co. Traditionally, a taxi owner could use any car that met […]

Oct 23, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, Court of Appeals, legal challenge, New York, taxi of tomorrow by Adam Lingle
Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Uber Sued in S.F. over Driver Tips

A federal judge denied Uber’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit accusing Uber of pocketing most of the 20% gratuities that the company says it is collecting for drivers. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco said Uber must face multiple civil counts, including an allegation the company violated California’s unfair competition laws.The case is Caren […]

Sep 15, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, gratuities, lawsuit, tips, Uber by Adam Lingle
Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Taxi Legal Mashup in Milwaukee

A lawsuit in Milwaukee combines a host of taxi-related issues, with taxi companies suing the City of Milwaukee over a new ordinance that clears the way for app-based services like Uber and the Institute for Justice taking the City’s side, saying that the existing taxi system, predicated on licenses and medallions is a restraint of […]

Aug 25, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, due process, equal protection, lawsuit, Milwaukee, taxi permits by Adam Lingle
Posted: Jul 23, 2014

Lyft Drops Its Threat to Enter the New York Market

There has certainly been a lot of talk about taxi apps on smartphones, and with that talk there is much confusion.  An app is just a way of hailing a vehicle. The real question is what vehicle is being hailed and who is driving it. Some apps hails cars licensed as taxi driven by licensed […]

Jul 23, 2014 | Filed under: apps, Blog, license, Lyft, New York, taxis, TLC, Uber by Adam Lingle
Posted: Jul 23, 2014

Oops! — TLC seizes hundreds of cars in error

The Taxi and Limousine Commission seizes more than 9000 cars per year– all without a hearing and without a warrant. The TLC will give the car back to those who quickly plead guilty and pay $600. If you want to plead not guilty, you can get your car back if you pay $2000. Now it […]

Jul 23, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, car seizures, fouth amendment, inspectors, Taxi Stories, TLC, warrant by Adam Lingle
Posted: Jun 26, 2014

Two takes on Uber

Two recent articles about Uber suggest that the car service and others like it might destroy the taxi driving profession, with one stating plainly that that would be a good thing. In “Will Uber Destroy the Driving Profession?” New Yorker writer Eric Goldwyn suggests that Uber’s employment of “semi-professional drivers” may ultimately force traditional taxis out […]

Jun 26, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, Desai, drivers, Labor, regulators, taxi apps, taxis, Uber by Adam Lingle
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