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NYC taxi commission hearing may limit city's car service operations

TLC to debate changes to app-car rules.
TLC to debate changes to app-car rules. Image by joiseyshowaa / CC BY-SA 2.0

New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) will hold a public hearing on Thursday to discuss proposed changes to rules that could affect app-based car services like Uber and Lyft. The TLC is proposing to close a loophole that allows such for-hire vehicle services to dispatch cars and drivers that are not affiliated with their bases. Read more: buzzfeed.com