How do Long Beach officials plan to help taxi drivers compete with ridesharing services, including Uber and Lyft? Try lowering cab fares. That is what the Long Beach City Council has voted to do, making it the first big city in the nation to relax restrictions on taxis, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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