Uber’s Political Victory in New York, by the Numbers

The ride-hailing app faced off against the city’s mayor and won

De Blasio Administration to Drop Uber Cap Plan: NYT

Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick has said he wants to refashion the car-booking company into a sort of politician to fight against the taxicab industry. Kalanick should get the confetti ready because Uber just won perhaps its biggest campaign yet. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio backed down on a plan to stall the growth of Uber and similar ride-hailing apps.

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