LA suspends Uber from renting bikes, scooters

Los Angeles has, for the time being, kicked Uber to the curb when it comes to renting bikes and scooters.

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In conflict for months over the issue of whether to give out ride-related information, the company's bicycle/scooter-renting permit was temporarily suspendedUber's subsidiary Jump must decide if it wants to appeal the decision by Friday or no longer be in the city.

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However, according to The Los Angeles Times, Uber may sue LA -- and said in writing that the suspension was "patently unfair and improper" via an "eleventh-hour administrative review process."

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“Every other company that is permitted in Los Angeles is following the rules,” Transportation Department spokeswoman Connie Llanos told the Times. “We look forward to being able to work with Uber on getting them into compliance.”

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Uber claims that the ride-sharing information that LA wants it to hand over will violate people's privacy. The city contends that ride-sharing companies cannot be allowed to self-regulate.