Council: No Ride Sharing Fees at Airport

City Hall wanted to charge airport passengers who use Uber and Lyft an extra $3 each time they are dropped off or picked up a fare. But, the city council, led by sixth-district councilman Garry Bredefeld said n...

City to Decide on Charging Lyft, Uber for Airport Rides

Getting a ride to and from the airport may become more costly. In a February speech, Mayor Lee Brand said he wanted Fresno to “start getting its share” from transportation companies like Uber and Lyft. On Thursday, the city council will consider a proposal ...

Brand calls for regulation of sharing economy

In the same speech touting a business friendly Fresno, Mayor Lee Brand wants to regulate the “sharing economy” like Uber, Lyft and Airbnb during a speech to real estate professionals at Fresno State. “Uber, ...