Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Rideshare Deal, Without Caps, in the Works

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Uber deal, pre-K funding, DelBene vs. the NSA, and a KUOW resignation.

06/09/2014 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Fizz

Afternoon Fizz: The NBA, the Parks District, Ridesharing, and Broadband

Afternoon Fizz: Non-minimum wage edition.

05/30/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


Won't You Be My Driver?

Rideshare companies began popping up in Seattle in 2012, simultaneously exciting customers and enraging competition. And with new regulations taking effect this summer, Seattle has become one of the first cities to address the controversy head on.

05/01/2014 By Genie Leslie

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: State Rep. Matt Shea's Fight for Freedom

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring neighborhood planning, Uber sarcasm, and a vision.

03/25/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Uber Insurance

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring sanctimonious emails, property taxes for parks, and rideshare insurance.

03/14/2014 By Morning Fizz

One Question

Sally Clark Responds to Critics of Her Ridesharing Compromise

One question about yesterday's long-awaited ridesharing vote for city council member Sally Clark.

02/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Ridesharing Update

Council's taxi committee will vote on new (and improved?) regulations on ridesharing companies, for-hire cars, and cabs in just under two weeks.

02/17/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Ground BNB

Relay Rides Is the Airbnb of Car Sharing

The new startup lets you rent wheels from private owners.

02/01/2014 By Josh Feit

The C Is for Crank

Don't Kill Ridesharing Innovators to Protect Taxi Industry

The city council is poised to adopt new rules that could put ridesharing companies out of business. Here's why they shouldn't.

12/18/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council's Taxi Committee Considers Legislation to Restrict Ridesharing

The city council's taxi committee considered legislation today that would restrict ridesharing companies to 100 cars, and drivers to 16 hours a week.

12/13/2013 By Erica C. Barnett