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Uber, Lyft Return to Austin Monday
Gov. Abbott expected to sign rideshare bill
"...Rideshare firms Uber and Lyft have announced they plan to return to Austin, as..."

May 25, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Did the City Force Lyft to Leave?
Short answer: No
"...Lyft threw more fuel onto the Prop 1 fire on..."

May 13, 2016 News Post by Amy Kamp

Uber and Lyft Are Back, in Case You Missed Them
Drivers and riders react to return of TNC giants
"...more than a year of self-imposed exile, Uber and Lyft have returned to Austin. Both of the transportation network..."

June 2, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Uber, Lyft Form PAC, Push Petition
Newly formed Ridesharing Works for Austin PAC wants to make Council regs permanent
" No sooner than five hours after learning that Lyft and Uber had banded with TechNet, ATX Safer Streets,..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

TCRP Sues Uber, Lyft, Yellow Cab
Alleges the companies failed to serve wheelchair-bound customers
"...giant Yellow Cab and transportation network companies Uber and Lyft, the three companies most mentioned in the ongoing development..."

Aug. 8, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Need a Lyft? Rideshare Wars, the Sequel
New player brings rideshare back to city agenda
"...the unexpected arrival in Austin of "transportation networking company" Lyft. Lyft slapped an assembly of pink mustaches on some..."

June 6, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Uber and Lyft Go to City Hall
Will Austin finally have permanent rules governing TNCs?
"...TNC – which, until recently, meant little else besides Lyft and Uber. The two companies have been adamant in..."

Dec. 18, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Lyft Up; Uber Under
The city sorts out airport ride-booking, and Uber resists
"...announced Tuesday that it had reached an agreement for Lyft to "become the first and only Transportation Network Company..."

March 13, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

More Strong-Arming From Uber and Lyft
President of U.S. Chamber tries to undermine U.S. “Smart City” grant
"...current regulations governing transportation network companies – Uber and Lyft – and she echoes in detail both the TNCs'..."

April 24, 2016 News Post by Michael King

The Hightower Report: How Uber Goobered and Lyft Slipped Down
Spoiled-bratism is grotesque when it comes from corporate elites
" comes from billion-dollar corporate elites like Uber and Lyft...."

May 27, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

Public Notice: Can Uber and Lyft Play Nice?
"If a business acts like it is above the law, it will pay a heavy price."
"...It's been a tough week for the Uber/Lyft forces pushing Proposition 1 on the May 7 city..."

April 15, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

How Uber and Lyft’s Competition Stacks Up

June 24, 2016 News Feature

Uber and Lyft Go to City Hall ?
Will Austin finally have permanent rules governing TNCs

Dec. 25, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Filling the Gap
In the wake of Uber and Lyft's exit, drivers and riders look for alternatives
"...With Uber and Lyft picking up their ball and going home in protest..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Point Austin: How Much Money Is Too Much?
As Uber and Lyft's millions flood, Austin voters may have had enough of Prop 1
"...("Money Doesn't Talk, It Swears," April 30), Uber and Lyft (via their political action committee, Ride­shar­ing Works for Austin)..."

May 6, 2016 News Column by Michael King

72 Hours (or So) of Ridesharing
With Uber and Lyft still boycotting Austin, we take the competition for a drive
"...City Hall to office water coolers, and Uber and Lyft opting out of Austin proper after voters upheld the..."

June 24, 2016 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

C'mon Take a Slow Ride
Chaos still reigns in Uber and Lyft's wake
" fury like Austinites without access to Uber and Lyft. The city has scrambled to find solutions to fill..."

May 20, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Crash Course
Cabs try to survive in the era of Uber
"...past year has been his most trying. With Uber, Lyft, and the city's recent changes, it's never been more..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Mobility and the Devil
Only Uber and Lyft can bring back Uber and Lyft
"...Uber and Lyft spent $10 million on this campaign, and ceased service..."

May 13, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Notes on Kamp: Everybody Loses
Council considers bad, outdated regs for Uber and Lyft
"...Ever since they came to Austin, Uber and Lyft have behaved as though rules were for other people...."

April 8, 2016 News Column by Amy Kamp

Council Moves to Legalize TNCs
Uber and Lyft push their way to a resolution
"...euphemistically known as "ridesharing" – companies like Uber and Lyft now stand two City Council readings away from being..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Prop 1 Election Results
Uber and Lyft vs. Austin, the numbers through the night
"...overused in politics, but two corporations – General Motors-backed Lyft, and Uber (with investment from Google Ventures and Chinese..."

May 7, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: Use of Force, Apartments, & TNCs
Jury awards $1M in civil rights suit; SOI ordinance halted
"...for now; and the Lege contemplates letting Uber and Lyft drive across the state...."

March 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

My Life on Apps
The convenience and economics of living through your phone
"...program rides east-to-west through Central Austin. I took a Lyft to the Chronicle (1.3 miles, $6.60) and cruised to..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Rideshare Wars Round 2: Fare Thee Well
First TNC drops in response to Uber and Lyft's returns
"...10 days, as of June 8, since Uber and Lyft returned to Austin, and quite quickly the two apps..."

June 9, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Lege for Sale?
Uber and Lyft splurge on lobby to deregulate themselves
"...option for most of us, but mega-corps Uber and Lyft have deep pockets and few scruples. If Austin officials..."

March 14, 2017 News Post by Michael King

“Dear Mayor Adler …”
Angry Uber and Lyft fans vent profane outrage on City Hall
"...and the decision of transportation network companies Uber and Lyft to immediately cease operations in Austin. “Suck my ass”..."

May 14, 2016 News Post by Michael King

"Don't Be Getting Publicly Intoxicated"
APD chief clarifies comments about sexual assault
" transportation network company (TNC) – i.e. Uber and Lyft – drivers...."

Dec. 15, 2015 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Logan Green Tabbed for SXSW
Lyft CEO becomes Interactive's fifth and final keynote speaker
"...invades South by Southwest this spring. Announced this morning, Lyft co-founder and CEO Logan Green is tabbed to provide..."

Jan. 27, 2015 SXSW Post by Chase Hoffberger

Free Mustache Rides
Lyft piggybacks on SXSW's success
"...if you substitute man bags for nunchucks. No wonder Lyft decided to offer something a bit more cuddly...."

March 11, 2013 SXSW Post by Brandon Watson

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