Seward Speaks About Upstate Ridesharing

Senator James Seward announced that lawmakers along with the Cuomo administration have worked out the details to allow rideshare services like Uber and Lyft operate throughout the state.

Seward who heads the Senate Insurance Committee says the agreement worked calls for a system of background checks to be developed with input from the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

A task force is also being organized to ensure ridershare companies provide access to people with disabilities.