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New York mayor calls for ‘pause’ in Uber’s growth

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wants to put brakes on Uber’s growth “as quickly as possible,” amid an increasingly heated feud with the online ride-booking service.

Rio de Janeiro mayor bans Uber, open to debating regulation

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro said he would ban the use of ride-hailing app Uber in the city, but left the door open to possible regulation of the service in the future.

Sao Paulo mayor seeks middle ground on Uber, eyes regulations

Sao Paulo is looking at ways to regulate the Uber ride-sharing service instead of backing an outright ban proposed by local Brazilian lawmakers, the mayor of South America's biggest city said.

Sao Paulo mayor to authorise Uber with mileage fee

The mayor of Sao Paulo, South America's largest city, laid out regulations to allow the use of Uber and other ride-hailing apps in exchange for a mileage fee, triggering anger among taxi drivers who blocked major avenues.

Sao Paulo mayor proposes regulations for Uber avoiding ban

Sao Paulo will introduce new regulations to govern ride-sharing services such as Uber instead of backing an outright ban proposed by local Brazilian lawmakers, the mayor of South America's biggest city said.

NY mayor signs into law new crackdown on Airbnb

New York's mayor on Aug 6 signed into law a landmark bill forcing home-sharing platforms such as Airbnb to disclose information about hosts and imposing hefty fines for non-compliance.

London Mayor Khan tells Facebook, Twitter to act over abuse

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is warning Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc’s YouTube they will face a potential clampdown from governments around the world if they fail to “go further and faster” in stopping online abuse.

Uber's London licence appeal could take years: Mayor Khan

Uber's appeal process against a decision by London's transport regulator to strip the taxi app of its operating licence in the British capital could take years, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said.

London mayor supports compromise efforts between regulator and Uber

London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday he supported efforts by the city's transport regulator Transport for London to try to reach a compromise with Uber.

San Francisco mayor signs ordinance regulating tourism sublets

San Franciscans who temporarily rent their homes out must now prove that they live in them most of the year and begin to pay hotel taxes, under an ordinance signed Monday by Mayor Ed Lee.