Night School, planning to use school bus fleets to supplement late-night Bay Area transit, lost the regulatory fights Uber and Lyft handily won.
Feb 22, 2015 Pacific Standard
Even as innovations like ridesharing take hold in tech-friendly San Francisco, the percentage of trips taken by personal auto is stuck at just under 50 percent.
Feb 5, 2015 Streetsblog SF
Transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft took a major step toward legal recognition in Massachusetts.
Jan 6, 2015 The Boston Globe
Uber, the biggest transportation network company (TNC) in the country, has had a lot of trouble with the media over the past several months. Blog Post
Jan 5, 2015 By
The legalization (or illegalization) process of Uber throughout the country allows city governments to leverage a data exchange with the company, but too many municipalities are passing up this momentous opportunity.
Oct 31, 2014 The Washington Post
A recent survey of the Initiative on Global Markets Economic Experts Panel found clear and broad support for the economic benefits of transportation network companies.
Oct 2, 2014 The Initiative on Global Markets
Gabe Klein discusses some of the merits and challenges of forging private-public partnerships between disruptive companies and government entities.
Sep 4, 2014 Urban Land Magazine
A new tier of service for Lyft launched today, allowing customers traveling in the same direction to share a ride. The new product follows a similar release earlier this week by Uber.
Aug 7, 2014 Forbes
While much of the concern of how to regulate transportation network companies like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar comes down to questions about safety and access, recent findings show that the apps have reduced DUI arrests in the City of Brotherly Love.
Jul 9, 2014 PlanPhilly
Ted Trautman provides a thorough investigation of the actions (or lack thereof) of transportation network companies to provide access for customers with special needs.
Jul 3, 2014 Next City