Los Angeles wants taxi drivers to get on board with a mobile app that will allow customers to hail a taxi from their smartphones.
Transportation network companies, such as Lyft and Uber, aren’t currently allowed to operate at Los Angeles International Airport but that could soon change.
Uber’s head of global safety wrote in a blog post Wednesday that in 2015 the company will “build new safety programs and intensify others.”
Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey partnered with Gascon in a probe of the nascent ridesharing industry. A third company — Sidecar — is still under investigation.
District Attorney’s offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco have sent letters to popular rideshare companies requesting to discuss safe and legal practices, officials said Friday.
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.
The popular rideshare service Uber announced on its blog Friday the company is offering rides in a helicopter to Malibu Wines over the Labor Day weekend.
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.
From Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 5, the ride-sharing service will be testing out uberFRESH in Santa Monica.
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.
Drivers for the popular ride-share app Uber Tuesday protested the company’s business practices.
The popular rideshare app, Uber, will offer users the option to get a ride from “Transformers” Optimus Prime from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) acquired by the LAPD will remain grounded until lawmakers can establish specific policies governing their use, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday.
Hundreds of taxicab drivers descended on the steps of City Hall Tuesday morning to protest popular ridesharing apps.
Prosecutors declined Wednesday to file charges against a driver for a ride-share company who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a woman and taking her to a Panorama City motel.