Uber and Lyft Lose Austin Vote Resoundingly, Despite Spending $8.6M on Campaign

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After the resounding defeat of a ballot proposal that would have changed regulation of the industry in Austin, ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have suspended service in the city. The Austin American-Statesman reported this morning that drivers will continue to pick up and drop off riders outside city limits, which could be quite the boon for Round Rock, Pflugerville, and even West Lake Hills, depending on how the statement is interpreted.