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‘Lyft would operate as an app-based ride hailing service’ (courtesy of Lyft)

Ride-sharing service Lyft to take over Toronto

Uber is getting some competition this December.

Lyft, a popular U.S. ride-sharing service, plans to expand north of the border in its first international move. The company has chosen Toronto as its first location outside of the United States.

by Isabella Perrone· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Panel on the sharing economy at the DMZ, Feb. 10, 2016. (The Ryersonian)

Hudak urges students to advance the ‘sharing economy’

Ahead of a debate on his bill to fully recognize the sharing economy, Conservative MPP Tim Hudak dropped by Ryerson to encourage students to take advantage of the shift toward collaborative consumption.

by Ok Kim· · Business, DMZ, News
Rye grad, OCAD students help make Uber accessible

Rye grad, OCAD students help make Uber accessible

AccessNow’s Maayan Ziv and the Inclusive Design Research Centre students at OCAD enlightened Uber on challenges faced by people with disabilities.

A Beck Taxi cab waits on Queen St. in Toronto in October 2006. (Tom Purves / Creative Commons

Licensing committee rejects recommendations to regulate Uber

Taxi drivers and Uber supporters filled Toronto City Hall Tuesday as officials met to discuss regulations for the ride-hailing app, Uber. The Municipal Licensing and Standards committee voted to adopt some of the recommendations from a licensing staff report, including reducing Toronto’s base rate for cab fares from $4.25 to $3.25 in a bid to allow taxis to compete with Uber. But the committee rejected […]

by Kascha Cassaday· · News, Off Campus
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