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Sidecar shuts down ‘rideshare’ service

Sidecar as it exists now is shutting down. The "rideshare" service launched…

 

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Sidecar’s permit to operate in California suspended, could be reversed

Update 5:16 p.m.: Sidecar spokeswoman Margaret Ryan wrote the Examiner, saying, "We…

 

San Francisco Yellow Cab is offering a flat-rate fare of $35 for a ride to San Francisco International Airport. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Cabs offer flat $35 rate to SFO airport

It’s no secret that the San Francisco taxi industry is facing overwhelming…

 

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.
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.
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
Jeff Chiu/AP file photoThe California Public Utilities Commission recently approved stricter rules for rideshare businesses

Taxi association threatens suit over app-based ride services

Taxi drivers and owners angered by new state regulation of app-driven ride…

Jeff Chiu/AP file photoThe California Public Utilities Commission recently approved stricter rules for rideshare businesses
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.

California adopts ride-hailing service regulations

Web-based ride-hailing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and…

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.

Rideshare drivers being cited at SFO

San Francisco International Airport officials have been citing and arresting drivers from…

Ridesharing also bad for drivers

My June 27 column addressed serious safety problems with Lyft, Sidecar and…

Know the risks of rideshare services

Julie J. from Russian Hill asks this week's question: Q: "I have…

Courtesy PhotoCPUC announced that they had come to an agreement with Uber the day after they reached a similar one with the company Lyft.

One day after Lyft agreement, state regulators reach similar deal with Uber

One day after state regulators lifted a ban against the ride-sharing company…

Courtesy PhotoCPUC announced that they had come to an agreement with Uber the day after they reached a similar one with the company Lyft.
S.F. EXAMINER PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONCab shortage: Companies that connect private drivers and passengers say they were born out of a need.

Lyft, SideCar, Zimride say they will fight cease-and-desist orders to stop services

Despite recent cease-and-desist letters from state regulators, the founders of three San…

S.F. EXAMINER PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONCab shortage: Companies that connect private drivers and passengers say they were born out of a need.