Vaccines are rolling out, borders are opening up, and rental cars are nowhere in sight. Families hoping to take their first vacation since lock down are finding themselves in a dilemma when it comes to transportation options. Due to Covid-19, there is a currently a major rental car shortage and while some people are turning to rideshares to bridge the gap, on-demand transportation isn’t always the answer. Uber is hoping to help fill this need with Uber Rent.
Uber Rent is an Uber feature that allows you to reserve a rental vehicle directly through the Uber …read more
The Covid vaccine roll-out is in full swing in many states, however, getting access to the vaccine is still a struggle for many. While most people now fit the vaccine eligibility requirements not everyone can easily get a ride to a vaccination location. To help, Lyft is mobilizing partners and riders to help provide access to 60M rides to and from vaccine appointments.
The new program works like this: A contributor can choose to fund a ride for someone in need. These rides will be facilitated through local and national non-profit partners such as United Way Worldwide, National Asian Pacific …read more
With a full year of COVID-19 quarantining behind us, more and more people are wondering when it will be safe to travel again. As the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out continues to ramp up around the country, the number of emails we are receiving asking for advice on new travel guidelines is steadily increasing.
Unfortunately, the general advice from the CDC remains relatively unchanged. Travel is still not recommended. While the vaccine is a step in the right direction, there are still some key questions that need answering before we can all resume “normalcy”. Those questions include: Is the vaccine effective against …read more
Personal and commercial car insurance is absolutely essential for any vehicle owner. Besides the fact that car insurance is legally obligatory in most states, it also serves to protect you in case of an accident or emergency. With six million accidents occurring in the US every single year, having insurance that will cover the costs of any damage is really very important.
But, what happens if you are driving without insurance and get into a collision?
Well, for starters, there's a risk of fines, loss of your license, and even jail time …read more
Commuting. A word that used to evoke negative feelings is now strangely conjuring nostalgia in much of the workforce. People are missing their commutes and as we encroach on almost a year of working from home, Fake Commuting is becoming more popular.
What is a “Fake Commute”? Fake Commuting is an evolving trend where people are replacing their pre-Covid commuting routine with other daily activities such as walking, biking, or, meditating. Workers are missing the general routine of a commute – the opportunity to prepare for the day ahead and transition from work back to their home life at the …read more