- February 19, 2016

Austin Voters Will Decide On Ridesharing Regulations, But What Are The Rules Now?


Everything’s in place for a May 7 vote on rules governing ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft. But which set of rules will drivers be living under until then? It gets a little complicated.

We’re currently under the rule of what some Council member are calling the “Leffingwell Rules.” These rules passed by the previous Council went into effect in October 2014.

Under current authority, many…