NYC extends cap on new ride-hail licenses

A moratorium on most new licenses for Uber, Lyft and other for-hire vehicles that had been due to expire will instead be extended, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 12th, 2019

Uber, Lyft could get more expensive, harder to find in NYC if new legislation is approved

The New York City Council will vote Wednesday on imposing a one-year freeze on new licenses for Uber and other ride-hail vehicles and establishing a minimum hourly wage for drivers.    &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 8th, 2018

Ride-hail drivers rush to register cars before license cap

Drivers for ride-hailing services lined up for hours to register their cars before New York City enacts a temporary cap on new licenses......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 14th, 2018

4 ways airlines can win more customers — and their loyalty

I can hail a ride literally at the touch of a button. I can order whatever kind of food I want to be delivered to wherever I am. I don’t even have to decide what I want to watch anymore, because it’s recommended to me. But the overall airpo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

Drivers ask for mercy as Port Authority reviews airport fee

The city's cab and ride-hail drivers are asking for mercy as the Port Authority considers imposing a fee on pickups at the metro area's three major airports. An authority board hearing on Thursday... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2019

NYC to go another year without new Uber and Lyft drivers

The city had originally banned ride-hail apps from signing new drivers last August as part of a plan to raise pay levels.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2019

NYC Mayor Planning To Make Cap On New Uber, Lyft Drivers Permanent 

Ten months after NYC implemented a one-year cap on licenses for new ride-share drivers working with Uber and Lyft - and with New York's landmark congestion pricing law close to becoming a reality - Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to make the cap.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2019

VC Deals: Toyota Mulls $550M Ride-Hail Bet

VC Deals: Toyota Mulls $550M Ride-Hail Bet.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 31st, 2019

Uber extends slide on second day of trading

Uber’s chief executive urged employees to “keep our eye on the long-term value” as the ride-hailing app’s shares lost more than a tenth of their value in their second day of trading on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Lyft underwriters hail promising future as Uber looms

Lyft Inc picked up upbeat ratings from the brokerage arms of its Wall Street underwriters on Tuesday, allowing the ride-hailing company to recover some of the damage done to its share price in the run-up to the debut of larger rival Uber Technologies Inc......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2019

Ride-hail firm Lyft launches IPO road show in Uber"s shadow

Lyft Inc on Monday kicked off the investor road show for its initial public offering (IPO), seeking to woo money managers before its bigger ride-hailing rival Uber Technologies Inc makes its stock market splash in April......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2019

Macau extends casino licenses for MGM China, SJM, Reuters reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 15th, 2019

London Markets: FTSE 100 extends winning streak as financials ride up alongside bond yields

U.K. stocks stretched a winning streak Monday, as gains for financial shares helped leave the London benchmark for blue-chips at its highest since early February......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

Uber, Lyft and Via sue to block wheelchair-accessibility mandate

The city's three biggest ride-hail companies have banded together to undo the recently passed Taxi and Limousine Commission mandate requiring them to make wheelchair accessible service a growing part... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 13th, 2018

Restaurants can chip in for your Uber with help from this startup

A Los Angeles-based startup has chosen Boston as the second city to launch its app, which allows users to hail an Uber to a specific bar or restaurant that's offering to cover some or all of the cost of the ride. Freebird Rides has already been quie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

Waymo will launch self-driving car service in Phoenix this year

Phoenix residents looking for a ride soon will be able to hail a self-driving vehicle to get them where they want to go. Waymo, the Google spin-off that has been testing autonomous vehicles on Valley streets, announced this week it plans to launch its s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

Lyft set to buy Citi Bike parent Motivate

The Avis of ride-hail services is set to buy the Hertz of bike-sharing. Lyft has agreed to acquire Citi Bike parent Motivate for $250 million, the tech news site The Information reported Friday. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 2nd, 2018

The other Uber fight: Unions brawl to rep drivers

Who speaks for Uber drivers? As market saturation and driver suicides wrack the taxi and black-car industry, and the city gears up for another street fight with ride-hail apps, three powerhouse... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 14th, 2018

All Hail Saudi Arabia"s First Female Ride-App Drivers

The first female driver for Uber’s Middle East rival here is helping to set a new course for women integrating into the kingdom’s workforce now that they are allowed to take the wheel......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 10th, 2018

All hail Saudi Arabia"s first female ride-app drivers

Saudi Arabia's first female professional drivers have take.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 10th, 2018

Uber, Lyft on defense as City Council fast-tracks regulation

Uber may be about to lose the battle it won resoundingly three years ago, when Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to cap the growth of ride-hail services went down in flames without the City Council... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 27th, 2018