Both proposals represent ongoing attempts to solve the decline in taxi service use since ride-hailing companies first came to San Antonio in 2014.
Many Texans believe local law enforcement should cooperate with immigration authorities and be allowed to question people’s immigration status.
Representatives for Uber and Lyft have said the companies would resume operations in Austin Monday.
A City Council committee discussed two transportation items Wednesday and took no action regarding the creation of a new permit to let cab drivers operate their own taxis independent of cab companies.
The decision to lease or purchase a vehicle can be overwhelming, and there is no easy answer as to what’s the better call.
In a city where popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft were shown the door by voters last year, other rideshare startups are picking up the slack.
Starting Tuesday, rideshare drivers who pass a 10-point background check will receive a $25 gas card provided by SAPD, Centro San Antonio, and Tech Bloc.
Vazquez, 40, was charged with a second-degree felony of sexual assault and was being held on a $50,000 bond in the Bexar County jail.
From taxis that won’t stop for them to riding at the back of buses, African-Americans have long endured discrimination within the transportation industry.
Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing companies will continue to operate in San Antonio under a four-year plan that allows optional fingerprint background checks.