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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.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 06/09/2014

Afternoon Fizz

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

Afternoon Fizz: Non-minimum wage edition.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/30/2014


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.

  • By Genie Leslie
  • Published 05/01/2014

Morning Fizz

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

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

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 03/25/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Uber Insurance

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

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 03/14/2014

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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/28/2014

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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/17/2014

Ground BNB

Relay Rides Is the Airbnb of Car Sharing

The new startup lets you rent wheels from private owners.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/01/2014

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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 12/18/2013

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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 12/13/2013
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