L.A. hits the brakes on plan to allow Uber at LAX

As reported by the Los Angeles Times:

The push to make Los Angeles International Airport the largest in the nation to allow Uber and Lyft has hit an obstacle at City Hall as the ride-hailing services battle with the powerful taxicab industry for influence.

Last month, city officials cleared the way for the app-based companies to pick up passengers at LAX. But on Wednesday, the City Council voted overwhelmingly to slow down the process and take a closer look at the issues.

The outcome is being closely watched not just by people who use LAX but by other cities that are debating whether to allow ride-hailing at their airports. …

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