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Taxi Regulation

Uber and other apps for e-hailing taxis have transformed the taxi business in recent years. However, to date, U.S. regulators have not been especially innovative in responding to the emergence of Uber and the other apps. This article analyzes what taxi regulators should be doing in the age of taxi apps, for both e-hailed taxis and traditional taxis obtained by phone, by outstretched arm on the street, and at cab stands.



In this chapter, Reducing the Cost of Free Parking: How Some American Cities are Decreasing Parking Subsidies to Increase Sustainable Mobility, Danielle Spiegel-Feld sets out the case for reducing the various types of subsidies that cities provide for parking and details actions that several leading cities are taking to do so.



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