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Uber Defends Slashing Drivers’ Rates Amid LA Protest

More than 50 Los Angeles-based Uber drivers assembled in a North Hollywood parking lot Tuesday night to voice their displeasure with continued cuts in their takehome pay.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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California Sets Ride-Sharing Insurance Standards

Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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CBS2’s Serene Branson Puts ‘Taxi Magic’ Mobile App To The Test

A mobile app for taxis, similar to the increasingly popular ride-sharing apps and being used by most Taxi companies in LA, was put to the test.

06/24/2014

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Uber Drivers Protest Company’s Business Practices Outside Santa Monica Office

Drivers for the popular ride-share app Uber Tuesday protested the company’s business practices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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Councilmembers, Taxi Drivers Protest Ridesharing Apps At City Hall

Hundreds of taxicab drivers descended on the steps of City Hall Tuesday morning to protest popular ridesharing apps.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2014

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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

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