Seattle Becomes First City To Allow Uber, Lyft Drivers To UnionizeThe Seattle City Council voted 8-0 in favor of the legislation, according to CBS News
Deal Would Lift Cap On Rideshare Cars In Seattle A deal brokered by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray would lift a cap on the number of rideshare cars allowed on the road at one time.
Petition Suspends Restrictions Against Rideshare CompaniesThe Seattle City Council-imposed restrictions were lifted after the three Seattle rideshare companies -- Uber, Lyft and Sidecare -- delivered more than double the required amount of signatures to petition for a referendum.
Vote To Limit UberX, Lyft In Seattle Postponed A Seattle City Council vote regulating popular app-based rideshare companies has been postponed until March 17. The vote was originally scheduled for next Monday.
Seattle Cab Drivers To Ask City To Regulate Ride Share CompaniesSeattle cab drivers say new ride sharing programs are taking away business and they want the city to level the playing field. They say the city is allowing ride share companies like Sidecar and Lyft to operate illegally.