RI Freezes Minimum Charge On Limo Rides For Now

Nov 11, 2013

New rules regarding the operation of limousines and other non-taxi public sedans go into effect Monday.  The state Public Utilities Commission will hold off on enforcing a controversial provision of the new rules.

Uber, the on-demand car service that lets users summon a ride via a smart phone app, is set to formally launch in Providence on September 12 (5:30 pm at Tazza, on Westminster Street).

As I recently tweeted in reporting the company's arrival in RI, Uber is a favorite of techies and its origin points to the creative power of the Internet: