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Uber, Lyft regulation needed to ease traffic woes, councilors say

16 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

The City Council focused its road rage on Uber and Lyft on Tuesday, calling for regulations, enforcement and taxes on the ride-hailing companies as a way of coping with Boston's crushing traffic.
“It doesn't seems like TNCs are being a good neighbor,” City Councilor Ed Flynn said, referring to transportation-network companies such as Uber and Lyft, saying they must provide more data and work with the city.
Flynn added during a hearing Tuesday, “They were invited to this hearing and they chose not to come.... I'm not very happy with them.”
Lyft spokeswoman Campbell Matthews said in a...
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