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Uber Bill Gets Green Light From House

Feb 10, 2016
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Ride-booking companies like Uber and Lyft exist in a legal grey area in New Mexico. But a bill that would make them official passed the House this week.

Ride-Shares Face PRC

Jun 5, 2014
toufeeq hussain via Creative Commons

  Two major ride-sharing companies are taking different approaches when it comes to New Mexico regulatory processes for taxi services.

Both Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc. began operating in Albuquerque in April but only Uber has filed with the state Public Regulation Commission for a permanent certificate to operate.

Lyft disputes the commission's contention that the service needs authorization by the regulators to operate in New Mexico.