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Workers set up in a tent to welcome drivers back to the Uber offices in Austin, Texas, in May. Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing company giants who left Texas' capital city in a huff a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are set to return after state lawmakers stepped in. (Eric Gay/AP)
Workers set up in a tent to welcome drivers back to the Uber offices in Austin, Texas, in May. Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing company giants who left Texas' capital city in a huff a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are set to return after state lawmakers stepped in. (Eric Gay/AP)
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Uber and Lyft have returned to Austin, Texas, after a year of protesting the city's fingerprinting requirements. In their absence, city residents grew accustomed to a new, nonprofit ride-sharing alternative: RideAustin.

But now that Uber and Lyft are back, the company is suffering. RideAustin Chief Operating Officer Marisa Goldenberg (@megoldenberg) joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss how the company is reacting.

This segment aired on June 6, 2017.

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