State Senator Chris Larson authored two bills that look to regulate Uber and companies like it. The Milwaukee Democrat says that’s because taxis and other traditional ride services are subject to more scrutiny, which is making it almost impossible for them to compete. “They’ve gotten an unequal playing field and an unequal advantage,” Larson says. […]
Tony Castaneda interviews Justin LaPlante of Ride Safe Madison and Jim the Mole about their independent investigation of Uber and Lyft. They describe how they’ve been able to submit fake insurance documents and expired vehicle registrations to Uber. They also discuss driving conditions and terms of service for Uber and Lyft that leave drivers and riders […]
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MADISON (WORT) — Governor Scott Walker alerted the public late Friday night that he signed Wisconsin’s Uber bill into law. The law sets statewide regulations on transportation networking companies.
MADISON (WORT) — Madison Mayor Paul Soglin says Uber is stonewalling local authorities investigating allegations against two of the Transportation Networking Company’s drivers.
MADISON (WORT) — A bill regulating transportation networking companies has passed the Wisconsin Senate. What’s been dubbed the “Uber bill” now only needs Governor Scott Walker’s signature to become law. Dylan Brogan has the story.