rideshare program

A pale green sign with "Uber" written in black lettering on a car dashboard.

GOP states embrace Uber, Lyft to take low-income patients to medical appointments

BY: - November 1, 2023

This story originally appeared on Stateline. This month, Mississippi becomes the latest state to partner with ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to ferry residents to their medical appointments. It’s a bid to improve overall health in a state where advocates and medical groups have called health care a crisis that’s getting worse. Ryan […]

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Alabama Senate committee approves bill regulating ride-share programs

BY: - May 30, 2023

An Alabama Senate committee Wednesday approved a bill that would regulate ride-sharing in the state. SB 232 sponsored by Sen. Chris Elliott, R-Daphne, would subject peer-to-peer car sharing program, like Uber and Lyft, to requirements for insurance, liability and reporting. “This is something that is very popular in my area of the world where we […]