The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set separate two-day hearings next month to consider permanent licenses for ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft.
The state Public Utility Commission has approved emergency permits for two ride-sharing companies that have been operating in the Pittsburgh area.
With plenty of riders, drivers and elected officials present, and even a baby sporting that pink moustache, local officials asked the Public Utility Commission to grant an emergency temporary license to allow Uber and Lyft to operate pending final approval of their permanent license.
Mayor William Peduto is siding against the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission’s order for Lyft and Uber to cease and desist operations.
Lyft and Uber, two app-based transportation services, have been ordered to cease and desist their services in Pittsburgh by the state’s Public Utility Commission.
Cameras were not allowed in, but an administrative hearing was held in Pittsburgh on Thursday that could shut down the operations of two popular rideshare companies — Uber and Lyft.
Regulators want two ride-sharing companies to stop doing business in Pennsylvania.
Drive anywhere around Pittsburgh and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a taxi — unless you pass a downtown hotel.
They’re hard to miss — cars with a pink mustache mounted on the front.
The battle between traditional taxi cabs and new ride-sharing services is heating up.
Look out Yellow Cab, there’s a new kid in town with a pink mustache on the front grill. “Lyft” is an on-demand, ride-sharing company that responds to an app on your smartphone.