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Uber Under Debate in Massachusetts

Tensions ran high between taxicab drivers and those who drive for Uber and Lyft last week, when Massachusetts lawmakers analyzed proposals intending to regulate for-hire transportation services in the Commonwealth. For hours, panel after panel of industry professionals presented opposing positions in front of the Finance Services...

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The ‘Who’s Driving You?’ Campaign

In response to Uber, Lyft and Sidecar launching “ridesharing,” a blatant fiction that essentially provided taxi service while duplicitously avoiding costly safety requirements, the TLPA began a message campaign called ‘Who’s Driving You?’ The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association is made up of small family-owned transportation businesses—mostly fleets of...

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Predators of a feather

Uber’s car-loan partner, Santander, has agreed to pay $9.35 million for illegally repossessing more than 1,100 vehicles from active duty military personnel. Santander violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act which compels lenders to seek court approval before repossessing the assets of active duty soldiers. The law...

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