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Taxi & Limousine commission not happy with Lyft

Astoria, New York
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Taxi & Limousine commission not happy with Lyft

the pink-mustachioed Uber and taxi competitor "has not complied with ... safety requirements and other licensing criteria to verify the integrity and qualifications of the drivers or vehicles used in their service, and Lyft does not hold a license to dispatch cars to pick up passengers."

nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/07/lyft-c…

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1. Re: Taxi & Limousine commission not happy with Lyft

Keep in mind that Uber drivers in NY are all lisenced by the T&LC. Also UberX has recently lowered their fares to be just under Taxi rates. They also lowered their Newark Airport to Manhattan flat rate to $55 which is by far the best rate for a ride from EWR to Manhattan.

To use uber you must use the Uber app on your smartphone and set up an Uber account. For those signing up for a new Uber account you can get $30 off your first ride if you use invite code: uberNew2014 when signing up for a new Uber account.

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2. Re: Taxi & Limousine commission not happy with Lyft

Hey guys,

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3. Re: Taxi & Limousine commission not happy with Lyft

At the moment Lyft is not operating in NYC, restraining orders have been requested against them as they are not using licensed drivers the way Uber does.

nytimes.com/2014/…

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4. Re: Taxi & Limousine commission not happy with Lyft

Is Lyft operating in New York now -- specially LaGuardia Airport?

5. Re: Taxi & Limousine commission not happy with Lyft

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