NSW Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklia, Transport for NSW send mixed messages over legitimacy of 'ridesharing' Uber app service
Ben Grubb 10:31 PM The NSW government appears as though it won't immediately bow to taxi incumbent's demands and restrict "ridesharing" apps that allow anyone to transport members of the public in their own cars for a fee, arguing how or if it regulates them will depend on what they call their service.
Ben Grubb 11:50 AM Sydney taxi drivers and the NSW Taxi Council are furious with a new initiative launched by US tech start-up Uber that allows car owners to use their own vehicles to taxi people around for a fee.
Ben Grubb 7:19 AM On Tuesday night a woman who usually delivers fast food to Sydney homes drove me from the Opera House to my apartment in Surry Hills for a measly $7.10. I didn't know this woman prior to her driving me home in the Suzuki Swift she owns - rather I used a new feature in the taxi and private hire car app Uber - due to be rolled out to others soon - to request she pick me up.
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