CARB OKs Ride-Hailing GHG Rules Amid Concern Over Low-Income Drivers

May 21, 2021
The California air board has approved precedent-setting greenhouse gas and “electric vehicle miles traveled” (eVMT) targets for app-based, ride-hailing transportation network companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft, despite board members’ strong concerns that the rule could have serious adverse economic effects on low-income drivers. “We don’t have a mechanism to ensure that this is not just passed on to the drivers. We don’t have a mechanism to ensure that this doesn’t just crowd out low-income drivers. And there’s no...


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