rideshare http://kplu.org en Murray Proposes Deal To Lift Cap On Rideshare Cars In Seattle http://kplu.org/post/murray-proposes-deal-lift-cap-rideshare-cars-seattle <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/154693821&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Ridesharing services like Sidecar, Uber and Lyft have won the first round in a battle to decide how regulate them in Seattle. There will be no cap on the number of drivers using these apps under a new proposed agreement announced by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:20:52 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 17184 at http://kplu.org Murray Proposes Deal To Lift Cap On Rideshare Cars In Seattle With Rideshare Services Deadline Here, Agreement Expected Soon In Seattle http://kplu.org/post/rideshare-services-deadline-here-agreement-expected-soon-seattle <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/154260860&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 17160 at http://kplu.org Seattle City Council Approves Driver Cap For Rideshare Companies http://kplu.org/post/seattle-city-council-approves-driver-cap-rideshare-companies <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal;">After working on new regulations for about a year, the Seattle City Council on Monday voted unanimously to limit the number of rideshare drivers who can be active at any one time.</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal;" /><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal;" /><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal;">Companies like UberX, Lyft and Sidecar will be able to each have 150 drivers active on the dispatch system at a given time. Those so-called "transportation network companies" let drivers use their personal vehicles and connect with passengers via smartphone applications.</span> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:51:54 +0000 Ashley Gross 14957 at http://kplu.org Seattle City Council Approves Driver Cap For Rideshare Companies