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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no doubt that when both Uber and Lyft left town last year there was a significant “void” left in the ride-hailing market here in Austin Texas.

Both companies chose to leave town over what they called “onerous regulations” which included fingerprinting requirements but they could both come back soon if Governor Greg Abbott signs a new law which will effectively end the fingerprinting requirements.

Criminal Background Checks Are Still Required

Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing companies are still not off the hook, even if fingerprinting is no longer required to hire drivers because these companies will still have to conduct criminal background checks on prospective drivers before letting them

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AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no denying the Uber and Lyft’s exit from Austin has left a HUGE hole in local ride sharing (ride hailing) market here thankfully, more options are becoming available to locals here seemingly by the day and what once was a very tight market is wide open to entrepreneurs who are eager to take advantage of an Austin Texas where the big names in ride hailing are no longer an option.

Fare

One of the newest ride hailing apps to launch in Austin is called Fare, this app is different than both Uber and Lyft because it allows riders to schedule a ride up in advance and right now the company is only launching their app through word of mouth and referral marketing so you literally have to know someone who will give you a referral code

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