uber http://kvpr.org en California Public Utilities Commission Authorizes Ride Sharing Networks http://kvpr.org/post/california-public-utilities-commission-authorizes-ride-sharing-networks <p class="p1">The state of California is putting its stamp of approval on high-tech ride sharing networks. The state Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously Thursday to authorize the increasingly popular peer-to-peer networks, but with some very specific requirements. Max Pringle reports from Sacramento.</p><p class="p1">More and more people needing rides these days are clicking smart phone apps to arrange them with local networks. John Zimmer, co-founder of San Francisco-based Lyft, says the networks will now have state endorsed vehicles and drivers.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:30:38 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 21875 at http://kvpr.org California Public Utilities Commission Authorizes Ride Sharing Networks