The ride-sharing company Uber has agreed to stop picking up riders in Portland for the next three months, as part of an agreement with Mayor Charlie Hales to speed up the process for new taxi and ride-sharing regulations, officials from the city and Uber tell WW.
The agreement makes Portland the first city in the United States where Uber has volunta...
The city can’t back up its tough talk about cracking down on Uber.
It’s been nearly two weeks since Uber invaded Portland with a ride-sharing service that defies the city’s taxi rules.
Portland officials pledged to take Uber to court, levy hefty fines and imp
Nearly three weeks after a St. Louis County, Mo., grand jury’s refusal to indict a white police officer in the August shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the Portland marches against police violence show no signs of waning.