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Increasing your tips

Posted by Jerry21 on May 24, 2024

What have you found works best in increasing your rideshare tips? What do you say or do for customers that you feel makes a difference?


NYC Ride Volume - Uber "officially" destroys Taxis going into 2018

Posted by ippei on February 1, 2018

Is it official?  More Uber trips being taken more than taxis now.

Number of medallions control the # of cars in NYC.  While number of Ubers continue to climb.  

Source: http://toddwschneider.com/posts/taxi-uber-lyft-usage-new-york-city/
Surge and upfront pricing coming to Taxis! Say bye to meters!![NBC]

Posted by SmittenKitten on April 4, 2018

It's happening.  The re-merging of Uber and Taxis will happen.  I've been waiting for this to happen for a long time.  It'll all be the same thing once again.

Yellow Taxis to Test Upfront Fares and Surge Pricing Amid Ongoing Clash With Ride-Hailing Apps [NBC]

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Can I bring my dog in an Uber?

Posted by Dan on September 19, 2016

If you were the new CEO of Uber, with absolute power, what would be the first thing you'd change?

Posted by DaimsLer on June 9, 2018

I am asking the current Uber drivers, but anyone's welcome.

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Posted by Stevman on May 23, 2024

We have a wedding in Trenton on August 31st , and needing ride from Nappanee area. Does anyone do rides like this?

As a driver, have you kicked out a passenger? Ended a ride early mid-trip?

Posted by WWBlueStuff on April 29, 2018

Please do share. Remember when some dude died after getting kicked off Lyft?  I can't help it to think he did something to be kicked out, you know? 

Lyft Passenger Killed in Fatal Hit-and-Run on Freeway After Driver Demands He Exits Vehicle
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