(So Cal Metro)
The taxi you hop in on your next trip around New York City may function a lot more like Uber and other ride-hailing services: the commission tasked with regulating the city’s taxis approved a pilot program that would replace traditional fare meters with those powered by GPS location.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Thursday to approve a trial program that would reduce the amount of equipment housed in a taxicab to just a GPS-enabled tablet. Read More >
Since April 2014, Uber passengers taking rides in the U.S. and Canada have paid a flat $1 “Safe Rides” fee, something the company said would go toward funding background checks, regular motor vehicle checks, driver safety education, and insurance. Depending on where you live, however, that fee could increase soon. Read More >
The government said Thursday there will be no benefit increase next year for millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees. It's just the third time in 40 years that payments will remain flat. Read More >
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BRUSSELS – As the finishing touches are being put to the EU’s landmark Aviation Package, Augustin de Romanet, President of ACI Europe and President & CEO of Aeroports de Paris, met with Violeta Bulc, the EU Transport Commissioner. He was accompanied by Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport and