Oregon Lawmakers Considering Unusual Pact With Uber And Lyft 

Uber and Lyft are offering to tack on a 50-cent surcharge to every ride they provide in Oregon, with the money funding a $5 million-a-year rebate initiative for Oregonians to buy electric vehicles.

Trying to placate environmental groups over possible changes to the state’s “clean fuels” carbon-reduction program, Oregon lawmakers are considering an unusual pact with ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft in a proposed $8.2 billion transportation funding package.

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