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Ride-hailing legal Friday, but the Uber-taxi war rages on

July 15, 2016

Metro News | July 15, 2016

Bill 571, passed by coun­cil May 3, cre­ates a new Pri­vate Trans­porta­tion Com­pa­ny (PTC) licens­ing cat­e­go­ry that allows Uber and oth­er such com­pa­nies to oper­ate legal­ly in Toron­to for the first time. Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to law pro­fes­sor Mar­i­ana Valverde said Bill 571 is com­pli­cat­ed and its impli­ca­tions uncer­tain, “even for some­one like me who stud­ies munic­i­pal bylaws.” Read more.