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CA Rules On Rideshare Apps Do Not Sit Well With Taxi Drivers

Posted on September 23, 2013
It's an emotional, street-level issue for taxi and limo drivers, who argue that services like Uber's private hybrid-car service, called UberX, are robbing them of their fare revenue.

It's an emotional, street-level issue for taxi and limo drivers, who argue that services like Uber's private hybrid-car service, called UberX, are robbing them of their fare revenue.

It's an emotional, street-level issue for taxi and limo drivers, who argue that services like Uber's private hybrid-car service, called UberX, are robbing them of their fare revenue.
It's an emotional, street-level issue for taxi and limo drivers, who argue that services like Uber's private hybrid-car service, called UberX, are robbing them of their fare revenue.

SAN FRANCISCO -- State regulators on Thursday approved new transportation rules that allow tech-fueled ride services such as Uber, Lyft and SideCar to stay in business -- but the changes left many traditional taxi drivers fearful for the future of their industry.

SFgate.com/SF Chronicle article here

Related Topics: California operators, California Public Utilities Commission, Lyft, mobile applications, mobile technology, shared rides, Sidecar, state regulations, Uber, vehicle apps

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