Get unlimited digital access to baltimoresun.com. $0.99 for 4 weeks.

Topics

Uber
Fight over fate of Uber in Maryland heating up
Fight over fate of Uber in Maryland heating up

A battle is brewing over the fate of Uber in Maryland, with two competing ideas proposed for how the ride-hailing Goliath could operate legally within the state's shifting transportation marketplace. Either approach would have broad implications not only for customers who tap their mobile phones to hail rides through Uber, Lyft and similar companies, but for those who hail traditional cabs in the street. One model, proposed by regulators at the Maryland Public Service Commission, would create a new regulatory category for "transportation networks," but would largely hold Uber and its independent drivers to the state's existing licensing, insurance and permitting...

Loading