According to Chris Hiyashi of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), "cease and desist" letters have been issued to UberCab on Wednesday, October 20th. UberCab is a San Francisco based company using an i-phone app to offer on-call limousine services to passengers. The notice was issued by a joint team of investigators from the California Public Utilities Commission and the SFMTA Taxi Service and reportedly hand delivered to UberCab CEO Ryan Graves. The investigators say that the company has been operating in San Francisco without proper limousine or taxicab permits and may be subject to criminal prosecutions, fines, or both.
To view the notice issued by the California Public Utilities Commission click here.
To view the notice issued by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency click here.
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