ridesharing http://www.kplu.org en Seattle City Council OKs Mayor-Brokered Deal To Lift Caps On Rideshare Services http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-city-council-oks-mayor-brokered-deal-lift-caps-rideshare-services <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/158748841&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rideshare</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> services like </span>Uber<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>Lyft<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will no longer operate in a state of legal limbo in Seattle. The Seattle City Council on Monday passed a bill, allowing the app-based companies to operate without a driver cap.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle Mayor Ed Murray brought forth the controversial</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;regulation plan last month after meeting with taxi, for-hire and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">rideshare</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;companies. But</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;some council members say the regulation overlooks an important insurance gap. And taxi companies says there’s not enough room in the market for all these players.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:16:55 +0000 Monica Spain 17718 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle City Council OKs Mayor-Brokered Deal To Lift Caps On Rideshare Services With Rideshare Services Deadline Here, Agreement Expected Soon In Seattle http://www.kplu.org/post/rideshare-services-deadline-here-agreement-expected-soon-seattle <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/154260860&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 17160 at http://www.kplu.org San Fran’s popular Sidecar is the latest ridesharing app for Seattle http://www.kplu.org/post/san-fran-s-popular-sidecar-latest-ridesharing-app-seattle <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Did you get stuck in traffic during the Thanksgiving weekend?&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Or: worry about your kids getting dicey rides home from holiday parties?</span></p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7193 at http://www.kplu.org San Fran’s popular Sidecar is the latest ridesharing app for Seattle