Tag: ride sharing

Scott PowersOctober 29, 2018
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14min915
Yet again, a 21st-century business model is clashing with how business always has been done — creating a running battle at Orlando International Airport and other airports where authorities are trying to stop emerging car-sharing operations from acting, in the airports’ views, as unpermitted, unregulated rental-car companies. Specifically, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and Turo, […]

Peter SchorschApril 2, 2018
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2min569
Uber’s Senior Public Policy Associate in Florida, Cesar Fernandez, is leaving the Florida team join its Latin American one. “It’s been an honor and a privilege to work with public stakeholders all over Florida on embracing ridesharing,” said Fernandez. “I’m excited to shift my focus to advocating for safe and reliable mobility solutions in Central […]

Peter SchorschAugust 21, 2017
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3min209
A handful of Central Florida cities announced Monday that they will team up with ride-sharing company Uber to offer discounted intercity travel. Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, Longwood, Maitland and Sanford created an organization called the “Municipal Mobility Working Group” which will participate in an Uber pilot program testing travel between cities. “By providing people with […]

Phil AmmannMay 17, 2017
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6min232
Now that the 2017 Legislative Session is in the history books (for the most part), Florida lawmakers are beginning to take stock. And Palm Harbor Republican Chris Sprowls is no different. Sprowls offers his own post-Session review, in an email to supporters highlighting some of his major legislative actions in the House over the past […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterOctober 14, 2016
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4min323
Senate Majority Leader Bill Galvano will push for ridesharing legislation, saying this week the state needs a “single, unified approach” to the new transportation sector. In a guest editorial in The Bradenton Herald, Galvano said if Florida wants to continue to attract the next generation of innovators, the state “must solidify, through legislation and strategic […]

Peter SchorschAugust 10, 2016
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8min541
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