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Are Uber and Lyft Enabling or Hindering Covid-19 Efforts?

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Driver Community , Rider Community 5 days ago

uber and lyft during covid 19 pandemic

Officials have been warning people around the world about the spread of Coronavirus and urging people to stay inside and social distance. A large number of the workforce is now working remotely and strict measures on social gatherings have been put in place. People around the world are frantically rushing to do their best to avoid the virus and stay healthy, all while soluting the nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, etc who put themselves on the front line. However, there is another category of workers who are being entirely overlooked. Gig workers. They’re always on call, interacting with multiple people daily, and ...

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Here are the symptoms of Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Posted by: Bekah Wheeler in Driver Community , Rider Community 6 days, 1 hour ago

Symptoms of covid-19

COVID-19, better known as Coronavirus, is sweeping the world as cases break out just about everywhere. While it is easy to give into the panic of this pandemic, it is important for us all as a collective community to stay calm and understand how we can help. With the lack of tests it is very important for each individual to learn the signs and symptoms of the viral illness in order to protect yourself and others from the spread.

Confirmed cases of Coronavirus have had a wide range of severity. Some are mild, while others are more severe and have ...

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Driver’s Seat Cooperative Is Changing The Way RideShare Drivers Drive

Posted by: Bekah Wheeler in Driver Community 1 week, 4 days ago

drivers seat cooperative

Startups have always paved the way for new and ingenious ideas for business models. In recent years, startups have been utilizing and experimenting with cooperative business models, meaning workers and even consumers/users are owners in the company. Driver’s Seat isn’t a ride hailing company, but it is designed for ride hailing drivers to know their worth and maximize it in any way they can. 

In an effort to create community and common good, Driver’s Seat is a cooperative, meaning it is driver-owned. They collect and sell mobility data to city agencies to better transportation for all. When the company turns ...

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Travel Safely During Coronavirus Epidemic

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 2 weeks ago

How to travel safely during covid-19

With international confirmed cases of Coronavirus surpassing 100,000, it’s important to practice good hygiene and health safety daily and especially while traveling. Hopefully, you are able to self distance and simply stay home but if you are in the position where you have to travel home or to a loved one, follow these very important guidelines.

Wash Your Hands Wash your hands as frequently as you can with warm water and soap for twenty seconds. This is the best and most important thing you can do to protect yourself from illness and infection. 

Avoid Touching Eyes, Ears, Mouth These are ...

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NYC Staycation: Coronavirus Cancel Your Vacation? Explore Your Backyard!

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Travel/Wanderlust 2 weeks, 1 day ago

NYC Staycation 2020

The Coronavirus has been messing with a lot of people’s vacation plans. If you’re a native New Yorker and are looking to change your vacation plans to a staycation, try some of the following tips!

Flower District Explore the historic and century old flower district in Chelsea on 28th Street. It’s the perfect place to grab a posey and a selfie! You can drop by The Moxy Chelsea and see the Putnam & Putnam retail shop in the lobby - they did Gwenyth Paltrow’s wedding. 

Ladurée Enjoy a chocolat chaud and a fresh croissant at this iconic Parisian café in ...

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