Uber

Secret Uber recordings threaten passenger comfort

While dashboard cameras are installed in cars to protect safety, they’re not there to infringe on privacy.Continue...

Ride-sharing bylaw put on hold

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) has put the brakes on a controversial bylaw, before its Sept. 15 implementation date, regulating ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft.Continue...

Innovation no reason to quash Kingston Uber

Stifling innovation out of a fear of change and a refusal to adapt is no way to regulate an industry.Continue...

Uber regulations to come into effect mid-September

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission’s (KATC) bylaw regulating Uber will come into effect on Sept. 15.Continue...

Taxi industry responds to draft bylaw changes

Last week, the Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) held its monthly regulatory meeting to review a draft bylaw which seeks to regulate Uber in Kingston. The bylaw has been in the works for nearly three years.Continue...

Kingston Area Taxi Commission inches closer towards Uber regulation

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission met Wednesday at City Hall to continue the drafting process of a controversial bylaw that would regulate Uber’s operations in Kingston. The b ylaw has been in the works since 2015 when Uber first came to the city.Continue...

AMS releases open letter to KATC opposing proposed rideshare bylaws

On Nov. 13, the AMS released a formal letter addressed to the Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) opposing the proposed Kingston City Bylaw No. 4. If passed, the bylaw would restrict the operation of companies, including Uber, to operate in the city and be accessible to students.Continue...

KATC debates public consultation, bylaw implementation timeline at monthly meeting

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) held its monthly meeting on Wednesday at City Hall to continue the ongoing conversations about drafting bylaws that attempt to regulate Uber in Kingston.Continue...

AMS will submit statement to KATC regarding proposed Uber bylaws

AMS Assembly met on October 4 to approve of multiple budgets throughout various AMS offices and divisions. The AMS executive also received approval to respond to proposed city bylaws regarding Uber regulation in Kingston.Continue...

Sexual assault a decisive issue in Uber-KATC dispute

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) recently proposed draft bylaws that aim to heavily regulate Uber. The bylaws have heightened conflict between the two organizations, particularly dividing them on the issue of sexual assaults committed by Uber drivers against passengers.Continue...

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