Internet companies that connect riders to drivers with a few taps on a cellphone app will be regulated in Colorado with legislation soon to become law, putting the state at the forefront of a push to try to legitimize the flourishing tech startups.
With the hours winding down, Colorado lawmakers had a number of big-ticket items to consider before the end of the session on Wednesday, including marijuana legislation and tax aid to homeowners devastated by floods and wildfires.
The Public Service Commission has sent warnings to two ridesharing companies that they need the commission’s permission to offer services in Nebraska.
Frustrated and angry, more than 100 cabbies pulled up outside the Colorado Statehouse early this legislative session to protest tech startups known as ridesharing services.
Colorado lawmakers introduced a bill to regulate some Denver driving companies like Lyft and Uber.
Some cabbies don’t think those behind the wheel of an Uber or Lyft car are appropriately qualified.
There’s a battle for the roads of Denver between the city’s cab companies and a new transportation service called “Uber.”