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Seattle prohibits plastic straws and utensils

Looking for a straw to drink your lemonade? If you're in Seattle, you're out of luck. Urban ban on plastic straws and utensils in bars and restaurants took effect on Sunday, in the last push to reduce waste and prevent marine plastic pollution. According to Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle is considered the first large city in the US to ban …

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The technical director of Tesla has been released after the absence

Updated on July 2, 2018 19:02 ET Tesla Inc. TSLA -2.30% Chief Engineer will not return from his leave of absence, said a person who was familiar with the situation, as the car maker goes into a crucial time prove that it can sustain the production of the sedan Model 3. Doug Field, Who was senior vice president of engineering, …

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New York City thinks about new pay rules for Uber drivers

New York regulators are moving to raise wages for Uber and other Apple drivers. The move would make New York the first major US city to set wage rules to deal with the upheavals of hail companies that have decimated the yellow taxi industry and driven many drivers to ruin. The proposed rules by the Taxi and Limousine Commission were …

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It's starting to look like an oil shock

Today's Agenda For Your Paycheck Photographer: David McNew / Getty Images North America Bubbling Crude Oil Oil Becomes a Problem Nymex crude oil futures fell a little bit today, but in They have recently risen to their highest levels in nearly four years and more than doubled a few years ago. Prices are not catastrophic yet – at around $ …

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Tesla achieves an important weekly goal for the creation of his model 3

Tesla says it has reached a production milestone and produces more than 5,000 Model 3 sedans in a week. Now the electric car manufacturer has to prove that this is not a one-time performance. The company expects its first production vehicle, Model 3, to increase revenue and offset the billions of dollars it has spent setting up a huge battery …

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Lyft enters the bike-share business and takes over the operator of Capital Bikeshare and Citi Bike

Lyft has taken over Motivate, the operator of Capital Bikeshare, the company said on Monday. (Photo: Astrid Riecken for the Washington Post) Lyft enters the bike-share business and announces Monday the country's largest bike-share operator, Motovate. The company has Motovate, the operator of Capital Bikeshare and New York Citi Bike, among other bikeshare services, in a deal that is valued …

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New York is considering minimum wage for Uber, Lyft drivers

A new report, issued by regulators in New York City, calls for a minimum wage of € 17.22 for off-road vehicle drivers. REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson / File Photo The New York Taxi Commission is considering a minimum wage for drivers who want to reduce travel costs to offset the cost of owning and driving in the city – and …

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Seattle becomes the first major US city banning straws

In a single sip, Seattle became the first major US city to ban drinking straws on Sunday, an environmentally friendly move from which heads of state expect a nationwide discussion on small, everyday changes to protect the planet] A decade ago, the city passed a decree that all disposable foods should be compostable or recyclable, according to Seattle Times . …

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