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Half the population cannot stay loyal to a single rideshare company, and here's why. [Infographic]

Posted by: RideGuru in Infographics , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
Why do riders switch rideshare companies?


In a short survey organized on our site, respondents shared their reasons for making a rideshare company switch as well as their opinions on the trustworthiness of drivers and rideshare corporations. As it turns out 50% of the population has indeed made a rideshare company switch with the top reason being rideshare costs. As rideshare drivers can attest, rideshare companies, such as Uber and Lyft, have been in direct competition over the past couple of years in regards to offering the lowest fares. While this is beneficial to travelers, many drivers have been frustrated ...

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Should Rideshares be Regulated?

Posted by: RideGuru in Driver Community , Infographics , Rider Community 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Rideshare regulation is a hot topic right now with cities (NYC, we are looking at you!) trying to figure out the best course of action for regulating (or not regulating) rideshares such as Uber and Lyft. The debate is fierce with Uber stating that rideshare regulation will only hurt the marketplace and drive prices up for riders while others love that regulating rideshares might actually be a solution to the increasing traffic congestion over recent years.


With the recent news surrounding NYC regulating rideshares, we asked respondents in a recent survey if they agreed or disagreed with cities who want ...

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Would you use an autonomous vehicle?

Posted by: RideGuru in Infographics 4 weeks, 1 day ago

In September of this year, along with Bellhop and The Rideshare Guy, we organized the largest rider rideshare survey to date! With over 1,000 total respondents answering a variety of questions across rideshare habits, spend, impact, and future technologies we gained valuable insights into how we, as a society, view rideshares.

One section of the survey focused on the future of autonomous cars and how riders view this new transportation technology. While many news sources and articles cite "excitement" around driverless taxis and autonomous vehicles, we found that most respondents are not ready for autonomous vehicles. In fact 64 ...

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Is Bike Sharing the Future of Transportation? [Infographic]

Posted by: RideGuru in Infographics 1 month ago

We are continuing our weekly fall infographic series this week with some fascinating insight into the world of "two wheels". With nearly 900 bike-share systems now in operation worldwide, the bike-share boom is officially upon us.


While the number show that bike sharing is booming, according to our recent survey, bike sharing usage in the US is still in the early stages with only 14% of respondents stating that they were regular users of bike or scooter shares. On a more promising note though, 30% mentioned that they could see themselves using this mode of transportation more in the future ...

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The two biggest complaints we have with rideshares!

Posted by: RideGuru in Infographics 1 month, 1 week ago

In a recent survey, we asked participants to share their biggest rideshare gripes. While the complaints ranged from vomit fraud to safety concerns, two issues were the definitely the annoying to consumers.

Not surprisingly, the top issue most respondents have with rideshares is surge pricing. Since the beginning of rideshares, riders have complained endlessly about the supply and demand based surge pricing model that Uber introduced to the transportation industry. Did you know that you can use RideGuru to find the companies in your area that do not use surge pricing? Through our Fare Comparison Calculator you can filter your ...

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