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Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court
Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court

An attempt by ride-sharing app Lyft to launch in New York City hit a speed bump when the state's Supreme Court granted an injunction preventing the company's planned launch Friday evening, state officials said. Lyft, based in San Francisco, connects private drivers with customers through a smartphone app at a price usually lower than standard taxi fare. The company announced plans to expand operations this week to the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens in New York City. But those plans were dashed Friday when New York state officials, including Atty. Gen. Eric Schneiderman, filed for a temporary restraining order against Lyft because of an alleged failure to meet standard taxi...

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