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Didi Chuxing, or Didi for short, is China’s largest ride hailing service. Before Friday, September 20, 2019, passengers of the service could only see their driver’s surname and license plate information. However, as of September 20th, their party affiliation is now available through the app.
Licheng Zhuanche is the premium service offered by Didi. As of September 20, users of this service can see if their driver is a member of the Chinese Communist Party, which is the party in power throughout the country. Once a car is ordered, the passenger can look at the driver’s profile photo; if there ...read more
Being rejected by Uber or Lyft is unfortunate. But, just because you’ve been rejected once, doesn’t mean you’re necessarily rejected forever. You can always try again and reapply.
People are rejected from Lyft and Uber for all sorts of reasons. They won’t tell you exactly why you’ve been rejected. The most common reasons people are rejected are because of their background check or their driving record. Sometimes a little time between applying and reapplying means that issue will go away. Usually if you’ve been accepted by one company, you’ll be accepted by the other. But not always. Decisions are made ...read more
Saving money is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Transportation is a big cost for almost everyone getting to and from school or work. Whether you get there by car, taxi, Uber, or public transit, you have to spend time and money. VanPool is not a new concept, but it is growing in popularity.
Vanpools can save you time and money on your commute. It’s a blend of on-demand service and carpools, which have been around for quite some time. A designated driver is given a vanpool vehicle for commuting from one area to another. There is a set time ...read more
Driving for Uber and Lyft has become increasingly popular over the years, currently there are close to 2 million active drivers in the US and over 3 million globally. Rideshare companies allow people to use their own vehicles to generate additional income to their existing regular jobs as well as generating income in between jobs. Most people look at rideshare driving as a part time side gig but about 20% of Uber and Lyft drivers are on a full time basis. The question many people have is whether they should add full-time or part-time work with Uber or Lyft onto ...read more
A new fee has been activated for Uber and Lyft passengers going to the Charleston Airport as of Tuesday, October 1, 2019. A $3.25 fee for rides going to the airport was approved by the Aviation Authority Board.
The Charleston Airport does not have the infrastructure to handle the amount of rideshare traffic they are receiving. With the airport being over capacity, they need a way to pay for changes to the system, which is why the fee is now in place. In 2015, Uber and Lyft were made to charge a pick up fee from the Charleston Airport, but ...read more