If you ordered an Uber Thursday night, you may have been picked up by something a little different. The ride-sharing app used horse and buggy's to get some people around downtown Austin.
Uber officials used the move to paint a picture of what they say will happen if the city council approves new regulations. These new regulations would make Uber as well as Lyft use a fingerprint criminal background check. Right now, they use name-based background checks. Uber officials said if the fingerprinting happens it will force them out of operating in Austin altogether.
Fox 7 Austin