Ever since Uber and its various rideshare competitors began disrupting the taxi industry in 2009, cabbies and SFMTA officials have argued, often stridently, that drivers for these car-hire start-ups don't have adequate insurance. Although the CPUC granted the start-ups a temporary reprieve and green ... More >>
Oft considered a hooligan of rideshare start-ups, and the last hold-out in a grueling regulatory battle, SideCar is finally legal in San Francisco. Well, sort of. On Friday, the California Public Utilities Commission announced that the peer-to-peer service may operate on an interim basis while th ... More >>
Horrified by a typical taxi trip from SFO? Thank a government program that pays cabbies to speed.