- February 19, 2016

What Are The Rules For Ridesharing In Austin?


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.

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Under current authority, many…