Ride-hailing return, teaching hospital opens: 5 things to know in Central Austin this week, May 22-28

Here is your regular dose of need-to-know news in Central Austin this week: 1. Uber, Lyft set for Austin return After the state legislature approved House Bill 100 last week, the two ride-hailing giants are just waiting for the signature of Gov. Greg Abbott to resume operations in the state capital. HB 100 establishes statewide ride-hailing regulations, overriding the city of Austin’s ordinance requiring drivers to undergo fingerprint-based background checks.

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