Editor’s Note: It is come to our attention that there are multiple inaccuracies in the article on which this editorial is based. We are working on a correction and update, and will provide one as soon as possible. Several news outlets recently reported that a Boston College student was allegedly raped by an Uber driver…
It was at the discretion of BCPD to assess the imminence of the danger, and it believed that it was not worthwhile to report.
The student was raped three times, in a parking lot and several other sites, before she was dropped off at BC. The student then immediately reported the incident to the Boston College Police Department.
“SafeHer is a rideshare company in Boston that will be launching a female-only service nationwide.”
In a vote of 139 to 16, the Massachusetts House of Representatives finally approved one of the most anticipated statutes of the legislative session, which would introduce a series of regulations on the ride-hailing industry.
Boston is one of the first cities to have access to a new safety feature from the company.
Fasten launched just four weeks ago in Boston, and the company has been surprised about the buzz generated by the app.
After a Boston Uber driver was convicted of sexual assault, the company needs to increase safety and background checks for its drivers.
A new bill could ultimately result in legislation governing the popular but controversial ride-hailing apps.
While UberPool has only been available in Boston for a few short weeks, it has shown immense popularity in other parts of the country.