taxis http://wwno.org en Another Roadblock For Uber's Expansion Into New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/another-roadblock-ubers-expansion-new-orleans <p>The smartphone-based car service <a href="https://www.uber.com/">Uber</a> has encountered a barrier to its expansion into New Orleans in the form of high minimum fare requirements, the New Orleans CityBusiness&nbsp;reports.</p><p>The city council introduced legislation last week that would establish a minimum fare of at least $25 for an Uber sedan ride. Uber officials were expecting a minimum fare requirement of about $10 to $15 dollars. A $25 minimum fare would be one of the more expensive minimums in more than 70 cities where the service operates.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 23:05:47 +0000 Janaya Williams 62465 at http://wwno.org Uber Is Trying Again To Service New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/uber-trying-again-service-new-orleans <p>Workers with the San Francisco-based car service Uber say they’re working with the city to allow the company to legally operate in New Orleans, New Orleans City Business is reporting.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:22:29 +0000 Janaya Williams 59001 at http://wwno.org Deadline Today For New Taxi Permits http://wwno.org/post/deadline-today-new-taxi-permits <p>The city of New Orleans is cutting off the application process for new taxi permits. Officials say the response to get new permits has been tremendous.</p><p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 25016 at http://wwno.org