ReutersOct 15, 2019 02:16:13 IST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives' Transportation and Infrastructure Committee "strongly urged" Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to participate in a hearing set for Wednesday on issues facing the ride hailing industry.
In letters to the companies' chief executives, Representative Peter DeFazio said both companies had declined to participate at the hearing.
DeFazio said he intended "to pursue legislative solutions to address numerous issues plaguing the ride hailing industry, many of which will be raised at this hearing. ... If you do not send a representative to testify at the hearing, you leave the committee little choice but to make these policy decisions without your input."
(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Richard Chang)
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