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Lyft, Uber Returning to Austin, Hiring

On-demand car-ride companies Lyft and Uber plan to return to Austin next week.

The homecoming follows a year-long hiatus that was prompted by the companies’ dislike of a city regulation requiring the fingerprinting of drivers. Monday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott is expected to sign a bill overriding that ordinance.

The return of services brings jobs to the metro. Lyft’s Aaron Fox told the Austin American-Statesman the company is now recruiting area drivers.

“We’re super excited,” he said. “Every day this week has been exciting. The response has been overwhelmingly positive.”

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