taxis http://ripr.org en RI Freezes Minimum Charge On Limo Rides For Now http://ripr.org/post/ri-freezes-minimum-charge-limo-rides-now <p>New rules regarding the operation of limousines and other non-taxi public sedans go into effect Monday.&nbsp; The state Public Utilities Commission will hold off on enforcing a controversial provision of the new rules.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:08:47 +0000 Flo Jonic 24615 at http://ripr.org On-Demand Car Service Uber is Ready to Disrupt Providence http://ripr.org/post/demand-car-service-uber-ready-disrupt-providence <p></p><p><a href="https://www.uber.com/">Uber</a>, 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).</p><p>As I recently <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">tweeted</a> in reporting<a href="https://www.uber.com/cities/providence"> the company's arrival in RI</a>, Uber is a favorite of techies and<a href="http://ripr.org/post/venture-capitalist-kopelman-offers-pep-talk-ri-entrepreneurs"> its origin points to the creative power of the Internet</a>:</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:41:37 +0000 Ian Donnis 21051 at http://ripr.org On-Demand Car Service Uber is Ready to Disrupt Providence