Taxi and Limousine Commission
To skirt around paying drivers a livable minimum wage, Uber and Lyft will block drivers’ access to the app.
A Freedom of Information Act request produced sparing new details about the program.
A coalition of taxi industry groups accuses Uber of purposefully targeting the city's yellow cab profession, and insists that New York City's regulators are to blame for allowing the ride-share service to threaten its survival.
The company held a demonstration at City Hall to protest a new bill.
Dozens of the ride-sharing company's employees and fans hung out with sandwiches and swag as NYC lawmakers debated new regulations.
The ban will not be lifted until Uber offers up electronic trip data, a major point of contention during its months-long battle with the city's taxi commission.