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Last month Uber announced that they would be rolling out e-mopeds in Paris during the month of November, 2019. Through a partnership with French start-up, Cityscoot, users will be able to book and pay for their e-moped directly through the Uber app.
This will be the first time that Uber is offering e-mopeds on their platform and according to their press release they view this as “another step towards our goal to become a one-stop shop for all transportation needs”. With this new transportation addition in Paris, residents and visitors will have access to more shared mobility options than anywhere ...read more
Do you have a job interview coming up? Are you starting a new job soon? You might qualify for free Lyft rides!
As part of a $50 million annual commitment to improving transportation infrastructure and sustainability initiatives, Lyft announced that it will be providing free rides for people trying to get jobs. This new program will cover rides to and from job training programs, interviews, and rides to and from work during a person's first three weeks of employment.
However, getting your free Lyft ride isn’t as easy as just opening the app and getting a free ride. Instead you ...read more
In the world of customer service, there are always great service providers, who go above and beyond, bad service providers, who seem like they’d rather be on vacation, and everything in between. One of the nice things about rideshare platforms is the ability to rate. Not only can a passenger rate their driver, the drivers can rate the passengers. No one wants a bad driver or a bad passenger; they’re both miserable.
Rating scales for both Uber and Lyft are one to five stars. It is custom to always give 5 stars unless your ride was less than satisfactory. If ...read more
Wondering if Uber is available in your location? Need to check if Uber is available where you are traveling?
Uber is a global company. It happened quickly, but Uber is providing passengers with drivers all around the world. Unfortunately, Uber is not everywhere. There are some cities, regions, and even countries that do not have Uber operating. Uber also does not have a definitive resource allowing their customers to see if Uber is in their area. If Uber isn’t in your area, it’s impossible to order a ride or become an Uber driver, so it’s important to figure out where ...read more
Choosing between driving for Uber or Lyft? While the two are very similar, here are the main differences between the two apps (Part 1). Follow up next week for Part 2 of this article.
I have been a driver for Uber and Lyft for about four years with over 5000 rides between the two companies, a majority of those rides, up to 80%, have been completed on the Uber platform. Them two apps may have been quite different when I first started, from the pay structure to bonuses to surge and prime time they offered, but these days it is ...read more