Afternoon Jolt

Driver Stands by Charge that Uber Retaliated Against Him for Union Activism

Pro Union Driver provides documents disputing Uber's claim he was uninsured.

09/01/2015 By Josh Feit

Say Ahhh

The Uber of Massages Comes to Seattle

Turn your living room into a spa with on-demand massage services from new-to-town Soothe.

07/14/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Morning Fizz

TCC Director Rob Johnson to Run for City Council

Caffeinated News featuring: Neighborhood urbanism? Republican urbanism? McCleary funding? and Paseo?!?

11/12/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

City Council Legalizes Ridesharing

The city council passes legislation legalizing ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft, while rejecting a proposal to increase insurance requirements.

07/14/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Murray Proposes New Taxi/For-Hire/Ridesharing Compromise

Mayor Ed Murray announces a compromise on legislation regulating taxis, ridesharing companies like Uber, and for-hire vehicles.

06/16/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Murray Set to Lift Cap on Rideshare Companies

Another big compromise and victory for Mayor Ed Murray.

06/16/2014 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Complaint: Ridesharing Referendum Isn't Revealing Finances

A complainant alleges that the pro-ridesharing referendum campaign isn't disclosing its financial data.

03/31/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Proposes New Restrictions on Ridesharing Companies

The city's taxi committee proposes new regulations on companies like Uber and Lyft—restrictions that could, the companies say, put them out of business.

01/31/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

The C Is for Crank

Uber and Lyft and Women's Empowerment

The case for disruptive technology—in this case, ridesharing—as a tool for women's empowerment.

01/24/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Outright Ban

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Seattle Times contradiction, study bias, and more poll numbers.

07/19/2013 By Morning Fizz