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Confessions from a Veteran Taxi Driver (Part 1)

Posted by: Sergio in Travel/Wanderlust 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I am fascinated with the rideshare industry. It has created opportunities for millions of people by just getting in their private cars and driving strangers around. All this came at a heavy cost to tens of thousands of cab drivers around the country. Uber & Lyft disrupting theTaxi industry is stating the obvious. I have been talking to veteran cabbies all over the country, one of them left such an impression on me and he was so eloquent that I couldn't help but collaborate with him on an article. His name is Patrick K. and he lives in Florida and ...

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Can I use WageWorks with Uber?

Posted by: felicia in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Using WageWorks with Uber

People work hard for their money, and no one likes to spend more than they have to, which is why Uber has partnered with WageWorks and other resources. This allows riders to use their pre-tax dollars to ride and get around as long as their employer belongs to a commuter program. 

WageWorks is not the only commuter program Uber has partnered with. They are also working with: Edenred, Ameriflex, Benefit Source, and Navia.

WageWorks is used to pay for uberPOOL rides, and anyone can take part in this collaboration as long as their employer belongs to a commuter program.  All ...

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What is Uber’s Transit Ride Option?

Posted by: lilly in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Uber is constantly evolving. The company was trying to find a way to integrate public transportation into their rideshare app and it seems as though they have found a way. Uber introduced it’s Transit Ride option in early 2019 in Denver, Colorado. 

People in Denver now see something different when they open up their Uber app. There’s the word transit and a train car. When the icon is tapped, a list of bus and train routes appear accompanied by directions and fare estimations. Riders still have to buy their tickets at the station, but that could change in the near ...

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How much will I make driving for Uber & Lyft?

Posted by: Sergio in Driver Community 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I have been involved in the rideshare industry for quite awhile. I still am an active driver on the Uber & Lyft platforms with over 6000 rides under my belt between the two. I also am a driver coach for new and existing drivers in Los Angeles. This week I am going to give my answer to the most popular rideshare driver question, "How much can I make driving for Uber?" 

This is a very controversial topic but something new drivers ask very often. As I said before, driving for Uber and Lyft is not rocket science. You gas your ...

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MyTaxi Changes Name to FREE NOW

Posted by: felicia in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 3 weeks ago

FREE NOW is one of the most trustworthy ride-hailing apps in Europe. It used to be known as MyTaxi, but the company and app changed their name this summer to FREE NOW on July 2, 2019. The app is a one stop taxi hailing experience for customers to book, pay, and ride.

The app works with yellow taxis, black cabs, and other fully licensed services as a comprehensive ride-hailing platform. FREE NOW operates throughout cities in nine European countries. The app is available and taxi services can be used in certain cities in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Poland, ...

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