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Uber tries to make nice with the city of Portland

In a letter to Portland's elected officials, Uber has apologized for what it calls "past missteps" during what's been a combative municipal-private company relationship. Alejandro Chouza, Uber's general manager for the Pacific Northwest, added th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 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

Black-car and livery operators gear up to take city to court

The fight to make Uber, Lyft, limos and liveries put more wheelchair-accessible vehicles on the road is headed to court. In response to a Taxi and Limousine Commission mandate approved in December,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 24th, 2018

Uber to share its London data in latest charm offensive

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] said on Thursday it will share data gathered from the millions of trips its cars make in London in the latest move to meet requests from the city's regulator, which stripped the taxi app of its license last year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2018

5 Things to know for Wednesday, including illuminating figures about a rising Portland festival

We've got a big Wednesday planned, Portland. Check back for a look back at the storied career of one of the city's most-recognizable faces. And, as always, make sure to visit us to learn about the doings of the day. Yesterday, one of those doings .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2018

Mayor: Make taxi and Uber riders, not city, pay for subway plan

The mayor wants a free ride on Uber. Bill de Blasio told state legislators Monday that customers of Uber and other for-hire vehicles should pay a fee toward the transit system, as traditional taxis... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 6th, 2018

6 simple ways businesses can make a difference in the food system

Portland often tops the list as America’s best food city, edging out competition in San Francisco, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Food critics, including those at the Washington Post, celebrate Portland as a melting pot of diverse cuisines from aroun.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Uber promises to make things right in London after "constructive" license meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] promised to make things right in London after its new global boss had a "constructive" meeting with the city's transport regulator to try to hold on to the app's operating license in one of its main foreign markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2017

Uber Tries Compromise With London Regulators

Uber Technologies is examining concessions it could make to London to get its operating license back, while also preparing a legal appeal and rallying its users in the city to build support......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 24th, 2017

Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision-paper

U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions in order to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew the company’s license in the city, a newspaper reported......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 23rd, 2017

Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision: paper

LONDON(Reuters) - U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions in order to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew the company’s license in the city, a newspaper reported......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 23rd, 2017

Uber looks to Londoners after city strips license

London's transport regulator on Friday stripped Uber of its license, and hours later Uber's CEO called on the city's residents to help make things right......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 22nd, 2017

Portland Says Uber Used Dirty Tricks to Dodge a Lot of Its Regulators

The DOJ also opened a criminal investigation into Greyball. A sweeping investigation by the city of Portland, Oregon, found that Uber Technologies u.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 15th, 2017

Uber sued over lack of wheelchair-accessible cars in NYC

Uber Technologies Inc was sued on Tuesday by disability rights groups that said the ride-sharing company violates New York City human rights laws by failing to make enough of its vehicles accessible to disabled people......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2017

Uber is sued over lack of wheelchair-accessible cars in New York City

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc was sued on Tuesday by disability rights groups that said the ride-sharing company violates New York City human rights laws by failing to make enough of its vehicles accessible to disabled people......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2017

How the city can help save 
yellow cabs

Many yellow-cab drivers who can no longer make the payments on their medallions accuse the city of letting Uber and other ride-hail purveyors flourish with scant regulation. As those driver-owners... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 9th, 2017

Taxis" ad deal is one edge they have on Uber

For the city's yellow cabs, there is still some value in being iconic—or at least in driving past millions of eyeballs every day. Despite all the troubles the industry has endured since Uber... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork11 hr. 34 min. ago

Bill to handicap Uber introduced in City Council

A bill that would single out yellow cabs' competitors for new regulations was introduced in the City Council Wednesday, as one group of taxi drivers and owners rallied outside in support of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork11 hr. 34 min. ago

Portland businesses could face 13% tax hike

The city of Portland is considering hiking business taxes as it looks to raise $15 million for the city's coffers. The Oregonian reports that Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is looking to propose what amounts to a 13 percent jump in business taxes. It.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2018

Why This 1 U.S. City Is Tops for Successful Women Entrepreneurs

Women tend to make higher salaries and own businesses at greater rates here than elsewhere in the country......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 24th, 2018

10 Philadelphia neighborhoods reap lion"s share of tax abatement benefits

Ten neighborhoods concentrated around Center City make up 59 percent of the properties receiving Philadelphia' controversial 10-year tax abatement, according to a report released Friday by City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart.  The analysis looked at the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018