Not all ride sharing and sharing alike
Ben Wear of the Austin American Statesman reports the city of Austin is allowing one ridesharing vendor to operate, while others are deemed illegal. Ben quotes a letter from Carma Vice President, Paul Steinberg, and city officials explained the difference comes down to the amount of money people can earn with these apps.
Source: The Austin American-Statesman is the primary daily newspaper for Austin, Texas. The newspaper is owned by Cox Enterprises and the editorial content is focused upon on issues affecting Austin-metro and the Central Texas region.