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New York City eases limits on Uber’s growth

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The mayor of New York City has reached an agreement with Uber, dropping plans for a strict cap on its growth that would have limited the number of cars available in the city.

The agreement follows a bitter public feud between Uber and the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The city had blamed Uber for slowing traffic in Manhattan and proposed a 1 percent cap on the growth of Uber and other ride hailing services.

Uber shot back with a spoof “de Blasio” mode in its app that displayed the message “No cars available” when a user looked for a ride in New York City. It was meant to show how hard it would be to get rides in the city under the mayor’s proposed plan.

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