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The six looming legal threats that could sink Uber, according to lawyers
CNBC.com
- June 18, 2017

Uber board members and executives say the company is starting fresh — building Uber 2.0. But while the closure of internal workplace culture probes could mark a new beginning for some employees, Uber is still haunted by plenty of its old ways, especially on the legal front. With several lawsuits playing out in courts across the country, lawyers told CNBC the company still has plenty of work ahead of it.


The fastest and cheapest ways to town from the world's busiest airports revealed
DailyMail.com
- 12:51 EDT, 16 June 2017

If you're short of time or money at the airport, this trusty transport guide might help steer you in the right direction. A new infographic reveals the quickest and cheapest ways to get downtown from the world's busiest airports. After referring to this up-to-date chart you can decide whether it's best to take a bus, taxi, train or Uber.


'The time is now' for a bus service from Albany to airport
North Harbour News
- June 16 2017

North Auckland residents are jumping aboard the band wagon for an idea for a bus service from the North Shore to Auckland airport. Since last year, Albany ward councillor John Watson has been working to gauge public interest in a service from Albany Station to Auckland Airport.


Hartsfield-Jackson to move Uber, Lyft pickups
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- 4:17 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport plans to move Uber and Lyft pickups to a different location due to limited space on the curbside during construction of massive canopies.


How To Make Money By Parking Your Car At The Airport
Forbes.com
- Jun 15, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

Now there’s a company called TravelCar that claims to have an ingenious solution to the problem of high parking and rental car rates at airports. The Paris-based car sharing service turns parked cars into cash for their owners, offers free airport parking and helps travelers earn money by renting out their car to other travelers while they are away.


Taxis cause congestion at OR Tambo Airport
SABC News
- Thursday 15 June 2017 12:45

Scores of taxis are converging on OR Tambo Airport east of Johannesburg, creating congestion on approaching roads.


A tiny airport no one has ever heard of is about to become a top holiday destination for Brits
The Sun
- 14th June 2017, 9:23 am

You've probably never heard of Stewart International Airport, but it is about to become one of the most-used airports from Brits. The Hudson Valley terminal, which is said to be not much bigger than a service station, will house all of the new budget Norwegian Air flights that run from the UK to New York.


Clogged streets: 45,000 Uber and Lyft drivers in San Francisco grab lawmakers' attention
KTVU
- Jun 13 2017 01:33PM PDT

Because of the growing popularity – and traffic congestion – that ride-sharing brings, some leaders are now demanding more information, and possibly more regulation, of this new economy. Within the last month, San Francisco’s city attorney and a state senator demanded more transparency in ride-hailing data.


BYD expands electric bus fleet to Brisbane Airport
Automotive World
- June 13, 2017

New energy technology company BYD today announced the successful expansion of its pure electric buses to Brisbane airport, eight months after making its commercial debut at the country’s busiest airport in Sydney.


How did Uber become such a corporate car wreck?
CBS News
- Jun 12, 2017 5:45 PM EDT

The troubles tailing Uber raise questions about how a company with a dysfunctional corporate culture was able to earn a lofty valuation that exceeds General Motors (GM) and Ford (F). Amid allegations of sexual harassment and high-profile executive departures, Uber is facing questions about whether it can keep its hold on customers and investors.


FMCSA Pulls Back Planned Minimum Insurance Rulemaking
ChauffeurDriven.com
- June 12

The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) expressed its gratitude to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao for halting an advance notice of proposed rulemaking that was seeking information to justify requiring higher minimum insurance levels for commercial motor carriers.