Uber Coming Sooner Than Expected to Buffalo: New Date
It was a minor tweak in some wording that could get Uber here sooner than expected. Originally, the when ride-sharing was passed a few weeks back, Western New Yorkers could expect Uber and Lyft to be officially here on July 9.
Though, with the tweak of one word, 20 officials and lawmakers have signed into rewriting the minor detail that would allow Uber and Lyft to come to Buffalo BEFORE 4th of July weekend. According to WGRZ:
The intent always was to have this in place for the July 4 celebrations and the problems that go along with that," said Sen. Michael Ranzenhofer, R-Amherst, Erie County, the bill's sponsor. "Based on the fact that the budget was pushed back, it pushed us past the holiday, which I don't think anyone intended, and it should be corrected."