The 5 Uber-Taxicab Turf Wars To Watch

Law360, New York (May 6, 2016, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A string of fresh lawsuits, court rulings and regulations laying out new mandates for ride-hailing providers such as Uber and Lyft has escalated the turf war with taxicab companies, experts say, increasing the pressure on lawmakers to balance policy and competition concerns.

Cities and municipalities have scrambled to regulate so-called transportation network companies amid the exploding popularity for on-demand services, spurring some of the most contentious fights in the transportation sector in cities like Miami, Chicago and Philadelphia where taxicab and livery companies are challenging what they view as unfair rules allowing their new tech-based rivals to operate in their backyards...

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