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State offers details on new electronic tolling system launching Oct. 28 201

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MassDOT Highway Transit RMV Aeronautics Mass.Gov The Official Website of The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division Toll Calculator Home > Toll Calculator Massachusetts Turnpike Toll/Mileage Calculator The toll calculator is based on your Mass Turnpike entry and exit points and calculates the current and future toll costs of your entire trip on the […]

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BTOA sues Baker, other officials over new ‘Uber law’ 201

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http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2 016/09/23/taxi-group-sues-baker-other-officials-over-new-uber-law/aYZ5bx0vbL8jM7lkEfebkI/story.html?s_campaign=bdc:article:stub A new Massachusetts law signed by Governor Charlie Baker that established the first statewide rules for Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing services is being challenged in court by a group of Boston taxi owners as unconstitutional. The Boston Taxi Owners Association filed the lawsuit Friday in US District Court against Baker and several […]

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Cabbies defaulting on loans 201

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http://commonwealthmagazine.org/economy/cabbies-defaulting-on-loans/BOSTON CABBIES GETTING hammered by the booming ride-hailing apps are beginning to show signs of being unable to stay afloat as banks have started to foreclose on delinquent loans they hold for the once-valuable medallions. According to data from the Hackney Carriage Unit of the Boston Police Department, the last four medallions sold in the […]

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Judge Jennifer Eady rejected Uber's argument that the men were independent contractors, because the drivers had no opportunity to make their own agreements with passengers and the company required them to accept 80 percent of trip requests when they were on duty.

The tribunal, Eady wrote in her decision, found "the drivers were integrated into the Uber business of providing transportation services."
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