Albany Welcoming Uber and Lyft
The State Assembly is looking to change the state's automotive insurance rules enabling Uber and Lyft to operate in New York state.
Lawmakers do not believe that what happens in other states like Texas will happen here in Albany. Uber and Lyft left Austin recently due to voters making background checks mandatory.
Local leaders are realizing that Albany needs to do a much better job welcoming tourists to the area, specifically emphasizing tourist traffic to the convention center and casino that's under construction in Schenectady.
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