Popular app-based taxi service Uber not regulated by state, Hoboken mayor wants new legislation

A popular cell phone app that uses GPS

A popular cell phone app that uses GPS technology to pair riders to drivers is currently illegal in Hoboken. (August 25, 2014 10:39 PM)

A popular cellphone app that uses GPS technology to pair riders to drivers is currently illegal in Hoboken, but it doesn't appear to be stopping drivers from tapping their way to where they need to go.

When she needs a ride somewhere in Hoboken, Noelle Fraind would rather tap a screen then hail a cab. "My credit card is hooked right up to Uber," she says. "No hassle, and they're there within...

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