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Massachusetts Town Becomes Focal Point for TNC Fight

Posted on August 5, 2015

BRAINTREE, Mass. — City officials   balked Tuesday at pursuing new regulations for ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft.

The licensing board in the city decided to wait and see what state legislators decide to do when they vote on a new package of regulations in the fall, rather than try to make new citywide rules on its own. 

Braintree would have become the first in the state to crack down on ride-hailing apps by requiring that drivers get permits and meet certain minimums for insurance coverage and background checks. Read the full story at Metro.us

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