Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Wingz

After 3-year fight, Lyft, Uber now street legal at TPA

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have been a black market at Tampa International Airport since 2014. But now, they’re legit. The “transportation network companies,” along with competitor Wingz, came to a formal agreement this week with airport officials to legally pick up and drop off passengers there.

Keep Reading

Fare wants the same rules as Uber, Lyft before joining Tampa rideshare market

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

The Tampa based startup ridesharing company DriveSociety has been a leading entity in persuading the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission to pass new rules that require Level II background checks objected to by Uber and Lyft. PTC board members said Wednesday the new rules would allow more ridesharing companies to enter the market, and they were particularly buoyed by the presence of Michael Leto. He’s the CEO of Fare, a company that entered the Austin, Texas market this past spring once Uber left because…

Keep Reading

Go to Top