Uber hasn’t always had the best relationship with the new cities it expands into, but a notable new hire may help the ride-hailing startup change that.
Ashwini Chhabra, the deputy commissioner for policy and planning at New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission, is joining Uber as its first head of policy development and community engagement, according to a report in The New York Times.
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A spokesperson for the commission confirmed to Mashable that Chhabra is no longer with the organization, but did not indicate his next move. “He was a valued colleague at the agency and that we are sorry to see him go,” the rep said. Read more…