Does 'RideShare' Really Mean 'Bandit Cab?'
As Uber, SideCar and Lyft have taken carpooling high-tech with smart-phone apps that bring drivers and passengers together, the legality of these RideShares has come into question. Nine franchised taxi companies call it unfair competition that’s unregulated and unsafe. The Transportation Department ordered it stopped—until Eric Garcetti was elected Mayor. We’ll hear how he’s given RideSharing a local boost and what the argument means for the nation’s most famously congested streets and freeways.