RideGuru Newsroom

Is Uber still available during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Uber Covid 19 operational

Coronavirus has without a doubt turned the world upside down. In a matter of weeks, many cities, states, and entire countries have ordered their citizens to shelter in place and practice social distancing. City streets are deserted and many grocery store shelves are bare, the majority of people are taking note and staying hidden behind their front doors. However, what do you do if you are someone who needs to get around your city still? Perhaps you are an essential worker or need to care for an elderly relative. Is Uber or Lyft still operational in your city and available ...

read more


Are Uber and Lyft Enabling or Hindering Covid-19 Efforts?

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Driver Community , Rider Community 3 months, 3 weeks ago

uber and lyft during covid 19 pandemic

Officials have been warning people around the world about the spread of Coronavirus and urging people to stay inside and social distance. A large number of the workforce is now working remotely and strict measures on social gatherings have been put in place. People around the world are frantically rushing to do their best to avoid the virus and stay healthy, all while soluting the nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, etc who put themselves on the front line. However, there is another category of workers who are being entirely overlooked. Gig workers. They’re always on call, interacting with multiple people daily, and ...

read more


Here are the symptoms of Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Posted by: Bekah Wheeler in Driver Community , Rider Community 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Symptoms of covid-19

COVID-19, better known as Coronavirus, is sweeping the world as cases break out just about everywhere. While it is easy to give into the panic of this pandemic, it is important for us all as a collective community to stay calm and understand how we can help. With the lack of tests it is very important for each individual to learn the signs and symptoms of the viral illness in order to protect yourself and others from the spread.

Confirmed cases of Coronavirus have had a wide range of severity. Some are mild, while others are more severe and have ...

read more


Driver’s Seat Cooperative Is Changing The Way RideShare Drivers Drive

Posted by: Bekah Wheeler in Driver Community 3 months, 4 weeks ago

drivers seat cooperative

Startups have always paved the way for new and ingenious ideas for business models. In recent years, startups have been utilizing and experimenting with cooperative business models, meaning workers and even consumers/users are owners in the company. Driver’s Seat isn’t a ride hailing company, but it is designed for ride hailing drivers to know their worth and maximize it in any way they can. 

In an effort to create community and common good, Driver’s Seat is a cooperative, meaning it is driver-owned. They collect and sell mobility data to city agencies to better transportation for all. When the company turns ...

read more


Travel Safely During Coronavirus Epidemic

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 4 months ago

How to travel safely during covid-19

With international confirmed cases of Coronavirus surpassing 100,000, it’s important to practice good hygiene and health safety daily and especially while traveling. Hopefully, you are able to self distance and simply stay home but if you are in the position where you have to travel home or to a loved one, follow these very important guidelines.

Wash Your Hands Wash your hands as frequently as you can with warm water and soap for twenty seconds. This is the best and most important thing you can do to protect yourself from illness and infection. 

Avoid Touching Eyes, Ears, Mouth These are ...

read more