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Transportation Network Companies

There are two schools of though t when it comes to whether Uber and other companies like it are making traffic better or worse. A new study by new York City will endeavor to clear the air.
9 hours ago   FiveThirtyEight
This story broke, moved toward City Council action, then broke again—all in a New York minute.
5 days ago   New York Times
With extra layers of security and a pricing model that differs from other transportation network companies, HopSkipDrive is looking to tap into the crucial "busy parents" demographic.
Jul 21, 2015   TechCrunch
An op-ed by Mayor Bill de Blasio declares that the time has come to regulate transportation companies like Uber.
Jul 20, 2015   New York Daily News
New York City is considering a cap on the number of new for-hire drivers (including transportation network companies) while the city studies the impact of for-hire vehicles on the city's congestion.
Jul 13, 2015   BuzzFeed News
A California labor commissioner has resolved a long-standing dispute over the employment status of Uber drivers. Uber and other transportation network companies will have to adjust.
Jun 17, 2015   Bloomberg Business
As transportation network companies like Uber and Bridj make it easier for some to opt out of the public transit system, a new app would help transit agencies offer more user-centric services.
May 27, 2015   Fast Co.Exist
Instead of imposing regulations on transportation network companies, Long Beach went a different way: the city eased regulations on taxi companies.
May 20, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Transit planners who see transportation network companies as a potential benefit to public transit will want to pay attention to Uber's new partnership in Dallas.
Apr 16, 2015   Mass Transit
Only a few cities allow transportation network companies (TNCs) to pick up and drop off passengers at airports. According to one line of thinking, that service separates "first-tier" cities from the rest.
Apr 8, 2015   The Indianapolis Star
Two experts consider the future of cab companies in the age of Uber and Lyft.
Feb 18, 2015   The Planning Report