ride-sharing

Lyft, Uber now operating in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Uber and Lyft launched in Ashland after more than a year of discussion. According to the Ashland Police Department, Lyft’s permit was finalized Wednesday. The companies started picking people up in the city limits Thursday morning. Potential drivers can …

Lyft, Uber allowed in Ashland Thursday

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ride-sharing officially launches in Ashland Thursday. According to the Ashland Police Department, Lyft’s permit was finalized Wednesday. That means people can start ordering rides in the city beginning Thursday. Until now, riders could only be dropped off in Ashland …

Uber, Lyft ordinance vetoed by Ashland mayor

Update (02/11/19, 2:05 p.m.) – The City of Ashland has released the text of Mayor John Stromberg’s “friendly veto” of an ordinance regulating companies like Uber and Lyft. While the measure passed through the city council with a four to two vote …

Ashland approves ride-sharing companies

ASHLAND, Ore. — UPDATE 02/05/19 – Tuesday evening, Ashland city councilors voted to approve the second reading of the ordinance on a 4-2 vote. This approval allows ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to come to the city of Ashland. The second …

Uber drivers say business is up

Medford, Ore. — Uber drivers who have been on the road for more than two months now say business is picking up. Driver David Blees has been driving since December 2nd, a day after ride sharing was allowed in Medford. He says …

Taxi services gear up for Super Bowl Sunday

Medford, Ore.– Super Bowl parties and extra police patrols make today one of the busiest days of the year for taxi cab companies. Across the valley, taxi services increased the number of vehicles available to help those needing a lift. According to …