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San Antonio Will Enforce Rules for Lyft, Uber



April 3, 2014 By Vianna Davila, McClatchy News Service

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said Wednesday the city will continue to enforce its rules regulating ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber, while his department spends the next 30 days researching how other cities have dealt with these companies as they enter the vehicle-for-hire market.

His comments, at a City Council Public Safety Committee meeting, were met with applause from the scores of members of the taxi and limo industry who crowded the room to oppose ride-sharing companies' continued operations.

Earlier in the meeting, dozens of them spoke, urging the city to enforce its vehicle-for-hire ordinance, which currently does not allow ride-sharing services to operate.

McManus agreed to come back to the committee with an update next month.


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