NYC taxi commission accepts new rules governing app-based car services

Associated Press

New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission has accepted new rules governing app-based ride-hailing services.

The commission initially required companies like Uber and Lyft to submit any proposed app changes for its approval. The providers said that would stifle innovation.

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The commission revised the rules after public comment.

The companies are now required only to notify the commission of any changes.

The commissioners voted unanimously on Monday.