Big Strike 1 For Uber Drivers? Thousands of Uber drivers for the transportation network company service nationwide plan to strike come mid-October.
DISGRUNTLED DRIVER: Aria Vadafari is one of thousands of Uber drivers for the ride-sharing service across the country that plan to strike come mid-October. (Photo: KHOU)
They’re demanding fewer drivers, higher rates and an option to tip. KHOU-TV.com article here
Uber Faces Massive Crackdown In London: Transport for London is preparing to launch a crackdown on Uber, proposing a series of new rules that will hit the popular minicab-hailing app in one of its most popular cities. London Telegraph article here
Europe Proves To Be A Bad Zone For Uber: The ride-hailing app's offices in Amsterdam were raided by the Dutch authorities, two of its top executives appeared in court in Paris on Tuesday and proposals that Uber is unhappy about were published on Wednesday by London's transport rule-setting body. CNBC article and video here
Ohio Legislators Seek State Rules On Uber: Not even a week after Uber announced a plan to expand its service in Ohio by 10,000 drivers, legislators in the state House made the case for expanded regulation of the popular app-based ride service. Columbus Dispatch article here