NYC Cap on Ride Services to Get Mayor’s Signature Aug. 14 (1)

Aug. 9, 2018, 5:55 PMUpdated: Aug. 9, 2018, 8:08 PM

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said he’ll sign Aug. 14 a set of City Council bills imposing a one-year cap on the number of for-hire vehicles put on the city’s streets by Uber, Lyft, and other app-based ride-hailing services.

The city will launch a study of more comprehensive ways to manage traffic congestion and ensure fair pay for drivers, de Blasio told a victory rally Aug. 9 organized by advocates for drivers of taxicabs and other for-hire vehicles the day after the bill’s passage. The advocates have sought steps by the city to help improve driver pay and ...

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