Jessica Villalon (L) and Lauren Smith show up to support the taxi industry as the San Antonio City Council decides to adopt a new strict regulation on TNCs such as Lyft and Uber, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. The regulation woulds make it difficult for TNCs to operate in the city. Photo by San Antonio Express-News.
AUSTIN, Texas -- The San Antonio City Council voted Dec. 11 to impose new regulations on TNCs such as Uber and Lyft.
About 60 people signed up to participate in public comment, most of whom said they favored delaying the vote to impose the regulations, according to the San Antonio Express-News.
But after nearly three hours of discussion and debate, the Council voted 7-2 in favor of the new regulations.
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