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Jeff Chiu/AP File PhotoSan Francisco agencies are urging state lawmakers to create new regulations for ride-hail companies like Uber and Lyft to increase safety for both passengers and pedestrians.

SFO, SFMTA ask state for stricter regulations of Uber and Lyft

Nearly two years ago, California regulators created historic statewide regulations for mobile…

Jeff Chiu/AP File PhotoSan Francisco agencies are urging state lawmakers to create new regulations for ride-hail companies like Uber and Lyft to increase safety for both passengers and pedestrians.
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve waiving taxi medallion renewal fees for this year

Taxi drivers catch a break from SFMTA

Fearing unfair competition from Uber and Lyft, The City just cut taxi…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve waiving taxi medallion renewal fees for this year
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerDeSoto’s Sal Albowya

Flywheel to merge real life taxi hails with app technology

Since its inception, taxi-hailing smartphone app Flywheel has had one foot in…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerDeSoto’s Sal Albowya
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerUber drivers

Drivers for Uber, Lyft are not part of Vision Zero safety training in SF

In San Francisco’s tight city streets, speeding vehicles are as dangerous as…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerUber drivers
Noah Berger/AP PhotoSouther California Lyft drivers filed a complaint against the ride-hail service on behalf of drivers nationwide who say they were promised $1

Lyft drivers file complaint over $1,000 signup promise

Lyft’s recent public relations mess over signup bonuses might make its way…

Noah Berger/AP PhotoSouther California Lyft drivers filed a complaint against the ride-hail service on behalf of drivers nationwide who say they were promised $1
Courtesy City Attorney's OfficeSan Francisco plans to charge Lyft for illegally stenciling these ads on sidewalks in The City.

Lyft facing penalties over illegal hopscotch advertisements

Lyft is known for pioneering car-hire service technology. Now it may also…

Courtesy City Attorney's OfficeSan Francisco plans to charge Lyft for illegally stenciling these ads on sidewalks in The City.
Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File PhotoMany Lyft drivers that worked on New Year's Eve made slim profits

Uber drivers say rideshare surge pricing backfired on New Year’s Eve

San Francisco New Year's Eve party-goers danced, reveled, and drank while cheering…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File PhotoMany Lyft drivers that worked on New Year's Eve made slim profits
AP Photo/Eric RisbergSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon

Uber hit with complaint and lawsuit over $4 SFO surcharge; Lyft settles legal issues

The District Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that it was filing a…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon
Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File PhotoMany Lyft drivers that worked on New Year's Eve made slim profits

Lyft, Uber secure SFO deal

Uber and Lyft have signed deals to operate legally at San Francisco…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File PhotoMany Lyft drivers that worked on New Year's Eve made slim profits
https://www.facebook.com/sidecr/photos_streamSidecar was granted a permit by San Francisco International Airport as part of an extended pilot program to study the impact on airport congestion.

Sidecar lands first deal for SFO operations

Sidecar, the mobile-app-based ride service often in the shadow of publicity surrounding…

https://www.facebook.com/sidecr/photos_streamSidecar was granted a permit by San Francisco International Airport as part of an extended pilot program to study the impact on airport congestion.
Cindy Chew/2009 s.f. examiner file photoSome taxi companies are projecting losing up to 25 percent of their drivers for winter

SF cab companies brace for winter

With the ever-exponential growth of Uber, Lyft and similar ride services, taxi…

Cindy Chew/2009 s.f. examiner file photoSome taxi companies are projecting losing up to 25 percent of their drivers for winter
RAFIQ MAQBOOL/AP FILE PhotoUber released a bundle of data about its drivers on Thursday.

Uber driver suspected of attacking passenger in SF raises safety concerns

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón expressed concerns about the safety of…

RAFIQ MAQBOOL/AP FILE PhotoUber released a bundle of data about its drivers on Thursday.
Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla

Uber, Lyft offer support for insurance requirements under approved bill

State regulators and app-based ride services Uber and Lyft have reached common…

Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla
AP Photo/Richard DrewIn this Thursday

Car-hailing service Uber takes on NYC taxis with sale

The car-hailing service Uber is taking on New York City's taxis, temporarily…

AP Photo/Richard DrewIn this Thursday
Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File PhotoMany Lyft drivers that worked on New Year's Eve made slim profits

Speakers announced for SHARE tech conference next month

Several speakers, including a local legislator and tech executives, have been announced…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File PhotoMany Lyft drivers that worked on New Year's Eve made slim profits
Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File PhotoMany Lyft drivers that worked on New Year's Eve made slim profits

Who pays after rideshare wreck? It’s tricky

This week’s question comes from Janice R. in the Marina: Q: “I…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File PhotoMany Lyft drivers that worked on New Year's Eve made slim profits
Mike Koozmin/THe S.F. ExaminerFrom left

Reimagined startup seeks to provide cars, drivers for app-based ride services

A startup launching in a rebranded form in San Francisco this morning…

Mike Koozmin/THe S.F. ExaminerFrom left

Lyft driver strikes pedestrian in San Francisco

A Lyft driver hit an elderly woman Friday afternoon in a crosswalk…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoSFMTA Transportation Director Ed Reiskin expressed confidence in interim taxi head Kate Toran's ability to help keep The City's taxi industry competitive among the rise of app-based ride services.

SFMTA board to consider electronic hailing system for taxis

The City’s transportation board today will consider allowing the taxi industry to…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoSFMTA Transportation Director Ed Reiskin expressed confidence in interim taxi head Kate Toran's ability to help keep The City's taxi industry competitive among the rise of app-based ride services.
Clip artA man dressed as Julius Caeser was arrested for public drunkenness after allegedly harassing his Lyft driver and resisting arrest.

Drunken man dressed as Julius Caesar deposed and detained

Et tu, officer? A 38-year-old allegedly drunken man dressed as Julius Caesar…

Clip artA man dressed as Julius Caeser was arrested for public drunkenness after allegedly harassing his Lyft driver and resisting arrest.