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The Attorney General of Massachusetts is asking Lyft and Uber just how accommodating they are to disabled passengers.

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US Labor Department To Weigh In

The US Labor Department is taking up the question of whether or not people who drive for companies like Uber and Lyft are contract workers or not.

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Ride-hailing app company Uber says it is banning its riders and drivers from carrying guns.

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Uber has set up a 'Center of Excellence' in Phoenix, a central location for customers to call when they have a problem.

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A new study shows that cities like the sharing economy, but also want there to be solid rules.

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Program Starts In Colorado, Illinois, Texas, and Virginia

Allstate is going to start offering its Ride for Hire insurance policy to ridehailing drivers for apps like Lyft and Uber for only $15 or $20 a year.

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Ridehailing Apps Getting Some Love From Haley, Restrictions From NYC

A look at how the state of South Carolina and the city of New York are dealing with ridehailing apps shows there's a lot of diversity of thought.

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A recent article argues six reasons why ridesharing services like Uber need to change to avoid being a damaging force in the future of transportation.

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Ever wonder what it's really like to be an Uber driver? For one, it's not as profitable as you might think.

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Uber, Lyft And Other Ridehailing Apps Could Add $50 Million A Year To State Coffers

Nevada state lawmakers make a deal to regulate Uber and other ridehailing companies. They're now "transportation network companies.

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Bill Would Require $1 Million In Liability Insurance For Each Ride

A new bill filed by Massachusetts governor Baker would force companies like Lyft and Uber to conduct background checks and carry insurance.

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Oklahoma's HB 1614 would allow ridesharing companies to operate in the state, but a new amendment would also allow discrimination of gay customers.

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Lyft and Uber are spending more than $1 million on lobbyists to change the rules and so they can operate in Texas without as many restrictions.

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Special $1,000 Offer Proved Too Popular, It Seems

Lyft is being sued for fraud and breach-of-contract in 16 US cities for allegedly not paying numerous drivers $1,000 bonuses.

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Are you offering ride-sharing services through a network like Uber or Lyft in Virginia? You'll now be able to get a special insurance policy through Geico.

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Up Next: The Glowstache

Car-sharing service Lyft has decided it's time to retire that big pink, fuzzy mustache its cars have worn since its founding in 2012. After working with design firm Ammunition, the company known for its work with Beats by Dre, the new "21st Century update of the taxi light" is a pink plastic banana-sized mustache that sits on the dashboard. It's called a "glowstache."

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December 31 Is The Most Dangerous Night On The Road

Uber and Lyft are using philanthropy to keep intoxicated partiers from climbing behind the wheel this New Year's Eve while drumming up donations for a worthy cause.

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The growing popularity of on-demand taxi services like Uber and Lyft is revolutionizing the way people get around in many cities. Early data is starting to show that in the long term, they could lead to a fundamental change in the whole industry. The first steps of this transformation are already being felt on the streets of New York.

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To Be Sure, The Future Is Unclear

Green transportation issues were not at the top of this year's midterm elections in the US, but the sweeping Republican victories – and probably new Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell – could affect at least some aspects of how we get around without using as many resources as we used to.

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In just a few years, on-demand ride services like Uber and Lyft have gone from practically nonexistent to a major presence in many cities around the world. While this change has caused consternation among governments and traditional taxi drivers, there's no doubt that the apps have had a huge effect on how many people get around. Now, researchers are trying to investigate what effect they might play on traffic congestion, and so far the results are bit cloudy.

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The ongoing war of dominance in the mobile ridesharing industry between rival services Uber and Lyft (identified by its cars' pink mustaches) is showing no signs of stopping. One recent report based on Lyft data accused Uber's contractors of booking and canceling 5,560 rides since October 2013. New information is showing just how far Uber is willing to go to add to its roster of drivers, as well.

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