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L.A. opens the door for full Uber and Lyft service at LAX

L.A. opens the door for full Uber and Lyft service at LAX

The taxi industry spent heavily to defeat it. Critics called it an unregulated dark zone. Some even questioned whether its drivers were dangerous. But in the end, those misgivings about ride-hailing could not match the public appeal of a new and potentially easier way to get to and from Los Angeles International Airport, where traffic jams are legendary and rail service is still years away. Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to open the door for companies such as Uber and Lyft to fully operate alongside taxis at the airport. It was a major victory for the rapidly growing industry. As the West Coast's busiest airport, LAX is seen as a key venue to...

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