A state Supreme Court ruling sets a new, higher bar for determining when workers can count as independent contractors rather than employees. It might ruin some online firms' business models.
What happens when you reclassify independent contractors as employees?
New court documents suggest that the city's rideshare regulations have backfired in a big way
"I just got trapped and wanted to stop someone else from getting trapped," the driver tells a uniformed officer who warns him he could be arrested for interfering with an investigation.
City officials are perfectly willing to throw commuters under the bus
The companies argue that the pay regulations are irrational and anti-competitive.
Styrofoam bans, cigarette restrictions, and Uber taxes are just some of the regulations New Yorkers will have to contend with in 2019.
What happens when prices are increased by fiat? They go up, usually, and in this case they may increase traffic congestion, too.
Ridesharing poses no particular dangers for minors.
All for me and none for thee.
Other subway systems have managed to maintain or even gain riders since Uber and Lyft launched. Why is the D.C. Metro losing them?
The days of a free market in ride sharing are over in America's largest city.
But other cities want to crack down on the services anyway.
As the New York Subway Melts Down, the City Moves to Cap the Number of Ubers and Lyfts on the Streets
Making the Big Apple less mobile.
City Supervisor Aaron Peskin is on a quest to tax everything good about the 21st century.
The District is trying desperately to shore up funding for its increasingly unpopular rail system.
America's paper of record demands an end to transit innovation.
Fewer people are willing to pay a premium to live near a subway stop as public transportation stumbles and ride-sharing offers better options.
Are the endtimes nigh for public transit?
How much do Uber drivers make, and why does that matter?
Transportation innovation is seeing more people flee outdated public transit.
A win for ride-sharing and Alaskans
Why should local governments demand a default language when we have the tools to sort it all out?
New competition from ride-sharing services is not grounds for a takings claim, Georgia Supreme Court rules, because no taking took place. Obviously.
Secret tool allowed drivers to detect and avoid stings.
By declining to take up the case Illinois Transportation Trade Association v. Chicago, the Supreme Court allows customers of Uber, Lyft, and similar e-hailing services to breathe easier.
Company used a secret method of getting around regulators trying to shut them down. If only the rest of us were so lucky.
That allows for fair competition on a level playing field, and lets consumers choose which service they prefer.
Uber, Lyft Will Continue Operating in Philadelphia, Defying Judge's Order (Updated: Judge's Order Overturned!)
Ride-sharing services weren't defendants in lawsuit brought by taxi driver union, but got slapped with a cease-and-desist order anyway.
Paging long-dead French economist Frederic Bastiat.
Uber and 385,000 drivers liked the deal, but Judge Edward Chen determined it was "not fair."
Next generation of ride-sharing will make cities more efficient, solve mass transit problems.
City-goers can enjoy 4 a.m. last-calls and Uber-X-a-plenty this week in Philly. So why not always?
The goal of the changes is to give drivers more control.
Surge pricing is a market mechanism, not an illegal pricing scheme.
Economists find more social benefits from ridehailing apps.
Can a truly peer-to-peer Ethereum-powered rideshare app beat the big guys: Uber and government?