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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.
Erica Marquez/special to the s.f. examinerKate Toran has been with the SFMTA for 15 years and took over recently as head of the Taxis and Accessible Services Division.

New SF taxi chief creates own route

In her customary calm manner that runs counter to some of the…

Erica Marquez/special to the s.f. examinerKate Toran has been with the SFMTA for 15 years and took over recently as head of the Taxis and Accessible Services Division.
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
Jeff Chiu/AP File photoBoston is considering restrictions on ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber.

Tech-friendly cities struggle with new biz rules

BOSTON -- A renowned technology hub that is home to some of…

Jeff Chiu/AP File photoBoston is considering restrictions on ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber.
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.

Lawsuit alleges Uber discriminates against blind passengers with service dogs

A blind author and the National Federation of the Blind sued app-based…

S.F. Examiner file photo

Uber plans to build new headquarters in Mission Bay

Ride service Uber is planning to move its headquarters from Market Street…

S.F. Examiner file photo
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/ERIC RISBERGIn this photo taken Tuesday

Select Uber services legally accessible via United Airlines app

Travelers to The City now have the option of hailing Uber rides…

AP PHOTO/ERIC RISBERGIn this photo taken Tuesday
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerSan Francisco cabbies have voted to unionize.

Union affiliation could help SF taxi industry – but possibly only in Sacramento

In labor-friendly San Francisco, taking an Uber ride home is now an…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerSan Francisco cabbies have voted to unionize.

Open letter to Uber’s CEO from SF taxis

Editor's note: The following is an open letter from DeSoto Cab driver…

Uber driver suffers seizure, strikes pedestrian in Polk Gulch

An Uber driver suffered an apparent seizure and struck a pedestrian with…

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New app Fleet hopes to fill Caltrain gaps, launches with no permits or insurance

Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other app-based ride services several years ago zoomed…

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Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA tribute marked the spot near where Sofia Liu was fatally hit.

Attorney for Sofia Liu family attacks new rules for app-based ride services

The attorney for the family of 6-year-old Sofia Liu, who was fatally…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA tribute marked the spot near where Sofia Liu was fatally hit.
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
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoThe SFMTA is entering an advertising campaign with Flywheel

SF taxi driver supply continues to decline as Muni plans another ad campaign

A year after The City started running "Know What You're Getting Into"…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoThe SFMTA is entering an advertising campaign with Flywheel
JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER

Uber files defense in Sofia Liu wrongful death lawsuit

Uber has filed its defense in the wrongful death lawsuit against the…

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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
Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File Photo

SF exploring ways to regulate ride services like Uber, Lyft

San Francisco city officials are exploring whether they have legal authority to…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File Photo