Rideshare

4:55pm

Wed April 10, 2013
Transportation

San Francisco Airport bans rideshare app companies from taxi line

The taxi line at SFO (photo via flickr user photonburst)

 

Last month, San Francisco International Airport issued cease-and-desist orders to six different app-based rideshare companies like LyftSideCar, and UberX.

These companies connect regular drivers –not licensed taxi or limo drivers– to passengers via smartphone app. The driver gets paid through a voluntary donation, also done through the app.

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