As Uber launches in Vancouver WA, Portland is one of just two major U.S. cities without ride-hailing

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(Screen capture from Uber’s Vancouver website)

Portland is now the largest major city in the United States where the private ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft aren’t operating — but as of last week, one is now up and running in its largest suburb.

Uber Vancouver, WA launched last week, just ahead of today’s vote by Seattle City Council to fully legalize the services, which remain illegal under Portland’s taxi regulations.

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