A ballot initiative backed by business giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash is now set to go before California voters in November, a multimillion-dollar shot aimed at excluding the companies from a law that would make them give more benefits and wage protections to their drivers.
At 10:30 a.m., Becerra will be joined by Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott, and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera in a virtual press briefing to make the announcement.
The $5-off incentive program started in September 2017 shortly after SMART began train service between Sonoma and Marin County.
Lawsuit alleges Lyft failed to protect users from being sexually assaulted by drivers.
In the same way consumers eventually had to pay sales taxes on internet purchases, it looks like Uber and Lyft riders are heading for a tax on their trips. Other major cities have been assessing such taxes for a while. Tom Vacar reports
The self-driving cars were seen on San Francisco city streets but California regulators put a brake on the drive. Tara Moriarty reports.