Statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft under negotiations

Stakeholders will meet this week to hammer out a compromise on the background requirements in Texas attempt to regulate Uber, Lyft and similar companies.

Taxicabs are almost always regulated by municipal ordinance in Texas. Transportation network companies, on the other hand, are being increasingly regulated by states. Already 10 states have passed regulations on transportation network companies such as Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. and laws are in the works in another 27 states, according to officials from Uber.


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