Regulations

NY Governor Urges Upstate Uber Fans To Call Lawmakers

Posted on November 22, 2016

Photo via Wikimedia Commons user Pat Arnow
Photo via Wikimedia Commons user Pat Arnow
ALBANY, N.Y.  — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says upstate residents who want to see Uber in cities like Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester should call their state lawmakers.

The Democratic governor told reporters this week it will take public pressure to get lawmakers to support Uber’s expansion plan.

The app-based ride-hailing service is legally prohibited from operating outside of New York City. The company wants the Legislature to lift that ban when they return to Albany next year.

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Related Topics: legislation, lobbying, New York City, New York operators, New York state regulations, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 1 )
  • K

     | about 2 years ago

    I have been contacting my and other legislatures to NOT ALLOW Uber and similar anywhere! I read a weekly e-newsletter containing several articles each issue of all the wrong, bad, and deplorable things that are happening elsewhere that does allow Lyft and similar to operate. What a terrible organization!! Upstate NY does NOT need this - NY Legislatures, do NOT ALLOW Uber to operate anywhere!. Private Ground Transportation operators unite and fight!

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