Taxi industry

National Public Radio

As ride-hailing made its long-awaited regional debut, local residents offered varying opinions on how the new mode of transportation will impact the riding public and the economy.

National Public Radio

The new state budget includes provisions for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to expand into upstate New York as of this summer.

There has been a big push by the popular ride-sharing service Uber to crack its way into the upstate market. The San Francisco-based company has developed roots in New York City, but is now pushing lawmakers in Albany to expand statewide.

Tug-of-war over restoring ridesharing services in region

Jun 17, 2015
Avery Schneider/WBFO News

A group of upstate taxi operators and limousine companies has hired a political heavy-hitter to lobby state lawmakers in a push to ensure that ridesharing services comply with existing regulations.