Lane Changer for Upstate

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft will become legal in upstate New York this summer, but what will this actually mean for consumers?

Andrew Hawkins, a transportation writer for The Verge, talked about some possible outcomes and explained how the 90-day rulemaking period will be critical in determining what takes shape north of the five boroughs. He also provided background on the unique circumstances that made ride-hailing possible in New York City and highlighted the challenges of serving rural communities.

Bonus: If you listen carefully you might learn the difference between ride-hailing and ride-sharing services!

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