In a complaint filed by Uber in the New York State Supreme Court on Friday afternoon, Uber asks the city to remove the cap so it can continue to add new cars on the road to support the demand.
One year's freeze on new pre-rental vehicle licenses was meant as a temporary limitation on the growth of knight companies, as the city is investigating ways to reduce traffic load. In the complaint, Uber asks whether the city has taken into account the many causes of congestion.
Uber claims that mayor Bill de Blasio seems to have made himself known about enforcing a permanent cap. The complaint mentions the mayor's comments on a recent episode of Brian Lehrer Show.
Uber says it would be a problem with a permanent ban.
"This is a" ban first, study later "approach where the study is more than post-hoc window dressing for a predetermined outcome, the complaint says." The city chose to significantly restrict service, growth and competition from the rental car industry. , which will have a disproportionate impact on residents outside of Manhattan who have long been signed by yellow taxis and bulk shipping. The city has made this choice in the absence of evidence that it would do so in a meaningful way, the problem of the city would seem to solve. "