Tag: Steve Diebenow
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A.G. GancarskiJune 13, 2016

A sense of urgency permeated the Jacksonville City Council Vehicles for Hire committee Monday afternoon, as the longstanding special committee met yet again to determine regulations for Uber and Lyft, in what was supposed to be the last meeting of this special committee. Though insurance levels had been agreed upon, as was the concept of […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 25, 2016

Attention: Steve Diebenow. More billable hours are headed your way on this Roost issue. But this time, in a different venue. Despite Council approving the planned unit development of the Roost by a 13-to-5 margin, the fight to keep the 150-seat restaurant off Oak Street in Riverside, which will have liquor sales and live entertainment, isn’t over […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 9, 2016

The Jacksonville City Council’s Vehicles for Hire Committee discussed legislation Tuesday related to such transportation, including Uber and Lyft. No new ground was covered; no resolution to the ongoing battle between the taxicab industry and transportation network companies was to be had. Casting a shadow over this committee’s process was the legislative process in Tallahassee. […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 26, 2016

The Jacksonville Vehicles for Hire subcommittee met Tuesday for the latest skirmish between the Uber/Lyft rideshare side and traditional taxicab companies. The agenda included “a discussion of the state legislation, a look at ordinances in other cities, a discussion on enforcement of city ordinances, and an open discussion on the issue.” The big takeaway was potentially […]


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