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Best Ride-Share Mobile Apps And Sites

Public transit has long been an area where LA has fallen short, but with the rise of innovative ride-share apps, things are looking up.

CBS Los Angeles–09/26/2013

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Calif. Adopts Car-Sharing Service Regulations

Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved by California regulators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

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Mayor Garcetti: Shutting Down Ride-Sharing Companies ‘Wrong Move’

Just three months after the city’s taxi czar sent cease and desist letters to three of the region’s major ride sharing companies, Mayor Eric Garcetti is expressing support for the start-ups.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2013

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Taxi Cab Drivers Circle City Hall In Protest Of Ride-Share Services

Hundreds of taxi cab drivers Tuesday were slowly circling City Hall to protest the rise of unregulated ride-share services.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Company Offers Financially Friendlier Alternative To Taxi Cabs In LA

The cars are part of a new car-sharing service called Lyft, which is helping people who don’t have cars of their own to get around LA for cheaper than the price of a taxi cab.

05/20/2013