After New Years Eve, Halloween night is the second busiest time of year for the ridesharing industry. In years past, ridesharing on Halloween brought more “scaries” to riders than Ghouls or Ghosts when they woke up and saw their Uber bill home the next day. For those of you who took an Uber on Halloween in 2014, you may remember how the night ultimately brought down Uber’s supply and demand system after engineers weren’t prepared for the sheer volume of rides.
This year, Uber is ready for the holiday season with a fully staffed engineering team who conduct ...read more
What percentage of riders use Uber Pool or Lyft Line?
There is a lot of hype around shared rides such as Uber Pool and Lyft Line these days. Both Uber and Lyft love pushing their shared rides option and even go as far as to have their shared ride option automatically selected when a user first opens the app. Some critics state this is becuase the companies make more off of shared rides while drivers, unfortunately, take home less.
We wanted to learn how riders feel about shared rides and polled over 1,000 riders in a recent study to ...read more
Welcome Time Luxury Services!
Time Luxury Services is Calgary’s on demand luxury black car service. They specialize in airport transfers, corporate rides, and special events needs. Time Luxury offers a fleet of luxury vehicles including the Mercedes-Benz S550 and the Lincoln Krystal Stretch.
Take a look below at their services and when you are ready to book use the code 'RIDEGURU' for 10% off your ride!
An on-demand luxury sedan ride with room for 4 passengers.
An on demand luxury SUV with room for 7 passengers.
An on demand luxury SUV with room for 7 passengers ...read more
Should Uber drivers make more money?
This September we completed the largest rider rideshare survey ever compiled and we are sharing our findings with you throughout the fall! Today we want to share how rideshare users view driver's pay and the old "uber vs taxi" debate. Take a look below at the infographic to see our top two takeaways regarding driver's pay and taxis.
Check back weekly for more insight into our top survey takeaways!read more
According to our recent survey, riders are really connecting with their fellow pool riders. While the numbers are still slightly low for finding love in an Uber, 33% did make a useful connection of some sort and 14% have been offered work! Maybe one day Uber will announce "UberJOB", the Uber service for those looking to network.
Have you found love in a rideshare? Let us know on our forum!
Check back weekly for more insight into our top survey takeaways!