Sidecar http://kplu.org en Seattle To Consider Regulating Rideshare Services http://kplu.org/post/seattle-consider-regulating-rideshare-services <p>The Seattle City Council will consider a pilot program to regulate rideshare services with training and insurance requirements, as well as a cap on the number of licenses.&nbsp;</p><p>App-based services like Sidecar, UberX and Lyft are becoming common alternatives to using taxis.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">And that's not necessarily a bad thing, says Seattle City Council </span>member Mike<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> O’Brien.</span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 13542 at http://kplu.org Seattle To Consider Regulating Rideshare Services Taxi vs. Rideshare Services: Taking a Test Drive http://kplu.org/post/taxi-vs-rideshare-services-taking-test-drive <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/taxi-vs-ride-share-services-taking-test-drive#chart">Click here</a>&nbsp;</strong>or scroll down for full comparison chart &gt;&gt;&gt;</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It used to be if you wanted to get around town or to the airport and didn’t have a car, you’d take public transit or call a cab. But in the last six months, new options have popped up—rideshare services.</span></p><p>I decided to take these services for a test drive, with the help of KPLU news intern Simone Alicea.</p><p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 10019 at http://kplu.org Taxi vs. Rideshare Services: Taking a Test Drive San Fran’s popular Sidecar is the latest ridesharing app for Seattle http://kplu.org/post/san-fran-s-popular-sidecar-latest-ridesharing-app-seattle <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Did you get stuck in traffic during the Thanksgiving weekend?&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Or: worry about your kids getting dicey rides home from holiday parties?</span></p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7193 at http://kplu.org San Fran’s popular Sidecar is the latest ridesharing app for Seattle