Lyft and Uber say they’re leaving Austin

May 9, 2016
The ride-hailing companies lose on an expensive campaign to stop a safety measure. It's a fight they'll have to take up in other cities as well.
The Lyft mustache is used to identify the ride-hailing app's drivers. The company, along with rival Uber, said it is leaving Austin after failing to overturn the city's safety measure. 
Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Lyft