Tag: Lyft

Much Ado About Ridesharing

Ridesharing is heating up, for better or for worse, in Austin. Capital Metro recently launched a pilot ridesharing program called Pickup that allows riders to […]

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The Return of the TNCs

National Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft are resuming operations again in Austin, as legislation establishing statewide regulations was signed by Gov. Greg Abbott today. […]

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Austin Ridesharing Roundup

Uber and Lyft may have left Austin, but that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been plenty going on in the ridesharing world. Texas lawmakers are starting […]

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RideAustin, a new TNC, Rides into Town

File under “that didn’t take long” – a group of Austin entrepreneurs has announced that they will launch a new, Austin-centric transportation network company (TNC), […]

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Prop. 1 Failed – What Now?

Austin’s Proposition 1 drew a lot of ire, mailers, accusations, and text messages right up until May 7, when Austin voters voted down the ordinance […]

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Proposition 1 Vote Nears, Austin Business and Political Leaders Take Sides

On May 7 Austin voters will head to the polls to cast a vote on Proposition 1, otherwise known as the ridesharing ordinance. As the […]

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Ballot Language Set for May 7 TNC Rules Vote

The process of working out if and how transportation network companies (TNCs) will stay in Austin – an issue that some frame as a crucial […]

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MobilityATX Relaunches Online Transportation Forum

MobilityATX, the online transportation forum that ran for three months in 2015, is re-launching its platform to open up dialogue about mobility in Austin. Those […]

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Austin Council Approves New TNC Regulations

After a late night of deliberations last Thursday, Austin City Council members passed new rules for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) that require fingerprint-based background checks, […]

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Austin City Council Passes Ordinance Legalizing Uber, Lyft

It’s been months and months of near daily drama for two little apps that have caused quite a stir here in Austin. But after all […]

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