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Uber vote deferred again at City Council, this time till Sept. 4

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; The chambers of the New Orleans City Council were as bustling as ever for yet another installment of the vehicle for-hire debate today, with taxicab industry lobbyists dressed in bright green t-shirts and Uber advocates sporting black. Both sides waited, ...

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Uber vote deferred again at City Council, this time till Sept. 4



The chambers of the New Orleans City Council were as bustling as ever for yet another installment of the vehicle for-hire debate today, with taxicab industry lobbyists dressed in bright green t-shirts and Uber advocates sporting black.

Both sides waited, filling out time cards and chatting about which direction a vote on the proposed legislation ?*which would allow limousines and luxury cars to charge according to time and distance, and also decreases their minimum fares ? would go.

A few minutes into the meeting, however, the council decided to defer a vote on the legislation until its next meeting on Sept. 4.

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