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Hamilton Launches Mobile Payment Parking App for iPhone and Android

The City of Hamilton in Ontario has launched support for the Passport Parking app, allowing residents and visitors to pay for parking from their iPhone or Android smartphone. According to Charlotte, North Carolina-based Passport, the app will allow drivers to pay for and extend parking from their smartphones at roughly 5,400 on-street and off-street parking...

New Law Makes it Safer and Easier to Identify Uber in Hamilton

Hamilton city councillors passed a new bylaw regulating Uber yesterday, which makes the ride-hailing service safer and easily identifiable with proper taxi insurance. The council's general issues committee voted on a new personal transportation provider (PTP) law to regulate Uber and other ride-hailing companies, with the biggest change being proper identification on such vehicles showing that they work for the...

Hamilton City Council Considers Legalizing Uber

Hamilton may be the next city to legalize Uber, as city council seeks a way to create a “level playing field” between taxi drivers and the ridesharing company. City staff are preparing a report to create a new licensing category, with an update to be revealed on March 30, 2016, reports CBC News. At a...

City of Hamilton Lays Charges Against 13 More Uber Drivers

According to a new report from CBC, the city of Hamilton has laid charges against 13 more Uber drivers. This brings the total number of people charged in Hamilton to 21. The city has charged the drivers for driving without a taxi licence. In an email, city spokesperson Ann Lamanes said that the charges include...

Hamilton Councillors Want to Temporarily Suspend Uber Service

Councillors in the city of Hamilton have asked Uber to suspend service within the city until regulations are decided upon. On Wednesday, Uber representative Chris Schafer told councillors that they company could not commit to temporarily halting their services in Hamilton. The ride sharing service has not agreed to temporality halt its services in any...

Hamilton Man Gets Teeth Knocked Out as Thieves Steal His iPhone

CBC News reports a man was assaulted then robbed of his wallet and iPhone in Hamilton  early Wednesday morning, near Wilson Street around 1:30 a.m, outside a convenience store: Two males approached the victim and commented on his clothing. Then they hit him in the mouth and knocked out some of his teeth, police say....

Hamilton Siblings Create App to Help Families Cope with Alzheimer’s Disease

A brother-sister team from Hamilton have created an app to assist families in coping with members that are dealing with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Chris Benoit and Alexis Liddell were inspired to create their app Promenade, after struggling for a decade to have normal conversations with their grandmother who suffered memory loss after...