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Council Moves to Legalize TNCs
Uber and Lyft push their way to a resolution
"...Morrison dissented) – if eventually enacted, it would define TNCs and allow those companies which abide by a long..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

A New Deal for TNCs?
Questions remain as Riley pushes for agreement
"...Council Member Chris Riley's office announced plans to "legalize TNCs" immediately and to begin contract negotiations with companies –..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Texas Hammer: Ridesharing and TNCs
Need a ride? The Lege will take you for one.
"...the safety of riders (including some regs that the TNCs had accepted elsewhere). The TNCs – primarily Uber –..."

March 17, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Lege Considers Protecting TNCs From Voter Tyranny
"...presented it as a public safety issue, arguing that TNCs reduce the amount of drunk driving in Texas. He..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: Use of Force, Apartments, & TNCs
Jury awards $1M in civil rights suit; SOI ordinance halted
"...employed by cities that allow the transportation option. Currently, TNCs are allowed in Arlington, Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort..."

March 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Council Preview: Water, TNCs, and Housing
Council wades back into taxi / TNC debate

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

TNCs and … a Buncha Other Stuff
City Council prepares for another marathon
"...layoff, Council meets again Thursday with hefty agenda – TNCs, STRs, PUDs, parkland fees, and more – although the..."

Jan. 26, 2016 News Post by Michael King

TNCs: Disrupted Market, Disrupted Council
Council continues debate
"...language of CM Chris Riley's ordinance designed to legalize TNCs such as Uber and Lyft, to the point that..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

News Roundup: Homeless Count, TNCs, and Council Races
ECHO's annual homeless count takes place January 23

Jan. 11, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

TNCs for Public Safety

Jan. 8, 2016 Postmarks

Public Notice: Bikes, Toll Roads, TNCs
A miscellany of mostly transportation

May 1, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Huey Rey Fischer Enters TNC Fray
Former UDems pres joins Ridesharing Works for Austin
"...Prop 1, concerning the regulations of transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft, is often framed as a..."

March 31, 2016 News Post by Mac McCann

City Plots Rideshare's Course
Stakeholder meetings begin on TNC pilot program
"...pilot program for Austin’s future with Transportation Networking Companies (TNCs): taxi cabs, cars, mustachioed Lyft-mobiles, and Super Shuttles...."

June 12, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Council to Vote on TNC Ordinance
Ride-for-hire companies face regulation
"...official, not-temporary-on-a-yearly-basis set of regulations for transportation network companies (TNCs)...."

Dec. 14, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Council: Stooges in the House!
Expect debate over TNCs, West Campus parties, and housing vouchers
"...continue to ignore them; see "Council Moves to Legalize TNCs," Oct. 3, 2014. (If you rob a bank, they..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Texas Supremes Deny Uber
Ballot language to remain the same
"...for the May 7 ordinance regarding transportation network companies (TNCs)...."

March 14, 2016 News Post by Mac McCann

City Plots Rideshare Future
Stakeholder meeting kicks off pilot program
"...vested interest in the future of transportation networking companies (“TNCs”) in Austin will meet Wednesday evening at One Texas..."

June 10, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Learning to Share?
A full week of Proposition 1
"...A recent guest viewpoint in the Statesman claimed that TNCs "are literally saving lives. Since ridesharing came to Austin,..."

April 29, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Crash Course
Cabs try to survive in the era of Uber
"...each to get back out there. Transportation network companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft received approval to operate..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Reviving Austin's Cab Industry
ATX Co-op Taxi splits the difference between traditional taxis and ridesharing
"...available to pick up the slack when the two TNCs went out of commission. Head out into the Downtown..."

April 28, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

More Strong-Arming From Uber and Lyft
President of U.S. Chamber tries to undermine U.S. “Smart City” grant
"...Lyft – and she echoes in detail both the TNCs' campaign arguments and their threat to cease Austin operations..."

April 24, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Ubering to the Polls
There's no stopping a costly referendum election
"...mandatory fingerprinting being the most controversial issue, would regulate TNCs and TNC drivers much like taxi companies and drivers,..."

Feb. 19, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Uber Says "Thumbs Down"
No truce in the TNC war
" "keep ridesharing in Aus­tin" since Council is "forcing TNCs to leave town" – but that's not really true...."

Jan. 29, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Safety for Some
The mayor tries to find a way to placate Uber and Lyft
"...fingerprinted and pass state-level background checks, while drivers for TNCs only have to do the one background check.) The..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Feature by Katie Matlack

Point Austin: Thumbs Up or Down?
Will bowing to Uber and Lyft set a bad precedent for city government?
"...driver background checks next week (Jan. 28); the companies (TNCs Uber and Lyft, TechNet, and their supporters in the..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Uber, Lyft Form PAC, Push Petition
Newly formed Ridesharing Works for Austin PAC wants to make Council regs permanent
" anybody who wished talk of transportation network companies (TNCs) would take a holiday. No sooner than five hours..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Safer Service
"...check that did not involve all 50 states, while TNCs did a commercial background check that did involve all..."

April 19, 2016 Postmarks

Prop. 1 Campaign Switches Into High Gear
As more take sides on the Uber / Lyft debate, allegations of being bought out are traded
"...Prop 1, concerning the regulation of transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft, is often framed as a..."

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Council Considers Taxi Franchises
CM Kitchen gives cab co-op idea a boost
" up again this summer to tango with the TNCs once more.)..."

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Ride-Booking Surges at ABIA
Uber and Lyft want to pick you up from the airport
" Uber and others, for Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (where TNCs are currently prohibited from doing business). The latest iteration,..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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