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Point Austin: Your Vote Is Your Voice
Austin prides itself on civic engagement: It's time to prove it
"...fun, I checked May's referendum-initiated election to impose the Uber/Lyft version of local democracy – no regulations on corporations..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Column by Michael King

ACL Fest Transportation Guide
Minimize the hassle of getting to and from the fest
"...Uber and Lyft have made their return to Austin, but..."

Sept. 21, 2016 Music Post by James Renovitch

Making Car Ownership Obsolete
Zipcar, Car2Go: Our mission is to sell zero cars
"...but stalled out. Now Austinites are contending with the post-Uber, post-Lyft transportation world. Yet while the rideshare wars grabbed..."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Getting Around Austin
Explore Downtown without a car and without getting lost
"...Uber and Lyft dramatically left the city after residents voted..."

June 22, 2016 AAN Post by Annamarya Scaccia

Yellow Cab's San Antonio Shuffle
Cab conglomerate calls out-of-town cabs to Austin, but did it get the city's OK first?
"...Bouloubasis described as "unexpected increase in demand" due to Uber and Lyft leaving the city...."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Luv Doc
Something very fundamental is missing
"...were worried about not being able to get an Uber? I think the Austin public knew there would be..."

May 27, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

Council: It's All on Camera
City Council gets ready to dive back into the breach
"...various transitional efforts to take the place of now-absconded Uber and Lyft, which left town in the wake of..."

May 20, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Did the City Force Lyft to Leave?
Short answer: No
"...be subject to penalties established by separate ordinance.” Because Uber and Lyft’s opposition to the fingerprinting requirement led to..."

May 13, 2016 News Post by Amy Kamp

Captain America: Civil War
It's a Marvel Universe, and we all just live in it
"...superheroes, while Cap’s healthy suspicion of authority and his uber-patriotic defense of civil liberties compels him to defy U.N...."

May 6, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Quote of the Week
"...choose – between public safety on one hand and Uber staying on the other, I don't think it'll be..."

May 6, 2016 News Column

Page Two: Pablo Picasso Was Never Called an A......
On money, politics, voting, and Daniel Johnston
"...What it really boils down to is, why are Uber are Lyft spending 8 million dollars on this election?..."

May 6, 2016 Column by Louis Black

From a Driver
"...am a rideshare driver. I collected petition signatures for Uber and Lyft because they threatened to abandon us if..."

April 25, 2016 Postmarks

Notes on Kamp: Will Austin Ever Get Smart About Public Transportation?
Mobility is closely tied to equality
"...comes to public transportation. The affection people feel for Uber and Lyft surely stems in part from the frustration..."

April 22, 2016 News Column by Amy Kamp

Council Preview: Water, TNCs, and Housing
Council wades back into taxi / TNC debate
"...of the TNC ordinance passed by Council in December ("Uber and Lyft Go to City Hall" Dec. 18, 2015)...."

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Ann Kitchen Not Going Anywhere for Now
City Clerk invalidates petition to recall District 5 council member
"...Uber – which along with fellow TNC behemoth Lyft, has..."

March 11, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

The Real Issue
"...Dear Editor, The issue for Uber and Lyft concerns whether drivers could, under employment law,..."

Feb. 15, 2016 Postmarks

Point Austin: A Tale of Two Crises
The question before Council has apparently become, not how much affordability can we afford, but "who's paying?"
"...the only issue in town is the fate of Uber and Lyft – you remember those "transportation network company"..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Column

Poor Tactics
"...my first child in March and work for the Uber Cartel weekends to cover basic expenses. While hardly possible,..."

Feb. 1, 2016 Postmarks

Headlines
"...ridesharing services. See "Council: Let's Face the Music" and "Uber Says 'Thumbs Down'," Jan. 29...."

Jan. 29, 2016 News Feature

Unwanted and Unneeded
"...told that rideshare co.'s were being forced to leave ["Uber, Lyft Form PAC, Push Petition," News, Jan. 1]. The..."

Jan. 26, 2016 Postmarks

Public Notice: The New Industrial Revolution?
Is Mayor Adler our Teddy Roosevelt?
"...hard for his Thumbs-Up solution to the standoff with Uber and Lyft. And I must say, the most compelling..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

All This and TNC’s Too!
First 2016 Council meeting promises plenty of action
"...to “incentivize” public safety measures for ride-hailing companies (e.g., Uber and Lyft) – haven’t hit the agenda yet, and..."

Jan. 19, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Top 10 City Council Stories
"...transportation network ("ridesharing") companies, with driver fingerprinting "benchmarks" that Uber and Lyft reject – next year we'll learn if..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: A Week of Peace
One final tidbit for the year
"...amply elsewhere (see "Point Austin," "Leave No Fingerprints," and "Uber and Lyft Go to City Hall"), there is mercifully..."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council: Headaches for the Holidays
In the home stretch, members wrangle short-term rentals
"...at revising the regulations governing transportation network companies (e.g., Uber, Lyft, etc.). Since both agendas are not exactly lightweight..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Car2Go Offers Promotion for New Members
Through Dec. 6, Car2Go waives its sign-up charge for new members from $35 to $5 and adds 60 minutes of free travel time
"...As rideshare firms become synonymous with surge pricing, and Uber gets into an increasingly vitriolic war with City Council,..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Knock Knock
Keanu Reeves stars in Eli Roth's latest horror film
"...is, takes them in while they wait for an Uber driver, drying their clothes and making small talk. The..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Help Desk
Tech-savvy ways to cut expenses
"...The recent arrivals of Uber and Lyft (and, soon, the discount shared-ride service UberPool)..."

June 12, 2015 Screens Column by Michael Agresta

Counter 3. Five. VII
Congress Avenue's new math
"...visit, a quick jaunt that lasted about two hours, Uber to Uber. Counter's cooking isn't quite as stodgy as..."

May 8, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Public Notice: Bikes, Toll Roads, TNCs
A miscellany of mostly transportation
"...has reached a new agreement with trans­port­ation net­work com­panies Uber and Lyft to operate at Bergstrom Airport; they'll pay..."

May 1, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

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