Events

April Farris Presents “Fighting for the Driver’s Seat: Who Should Regulate the Rideshare Industry?” to Austin Federalist Society ─ June 6, 2017

Fighting for the Driver's Seat: Who Should Regulate the Rideshare Industry, and Where Do We Go from Here?

Federalist Society, Austin Lawyers Chapter

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Truluck's | 400 Colorado St | Austin, Texas

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized urban transportation. After the dust settled following the defeat of Prop 1 in Austin, many Texans looked to the Legislature to eliminate the burgeoning municipal patchwork of ordinances that differ widely from city to city.

April Farris will present on the rideshare business, examining the choices between state and local approaches to regulation, along with industry-led solutions for rideshare safety.