09/28/18 6:00am
09/28/2018 6:00 AM

Since launching in Patchogue in May, the owners of Qwik Ride say they’ve given more than 9,000 rides in the downtown area.

Word spread quickly that the free golf-cart transportation service, similar to ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, was helping to ease parking woes in Patchogue. Last month, five more street-legal Polaris Gem E6s began operating in Huntington and more will soon be on the road in Northport and Port Jefferson. READ

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06/17/17 6:00am
06/17/2017 6:00 AM

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are set to legally hit local roads starting June 29.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced last week that the county will participate in statewide regulations outlined in the state budget adopted April. The county could have opted out of permitting such services, but chose not to exercise that right. READ