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Posted by s49022 on November 26, 2021

all i have n my pocket is 8$ and i really need to get to fort worth.

The more you use Uber, the more expensive it gets. (Upfront Pricing)

Posted by StuffinMuffin on April 17, 2018

I figured this would be the case.  With the introduction of upfront pricing, Uber can charge customers anything they want.  They will ask for any amount riders are willing to pay.  I have heard cases where during the hours when the business users are out, the overall fare goes up. …

Driver has a Parrot riding shotgun??!

Posted by heylo28 on November 16, 2021

I got in an Uber today and my driver had a parrot in the front seat. He said it was a support animal... I was holding in my laugh so hard. How is this possible??

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.

Lyft says drivers are coming back, shares jump 12%

Posted by alisonjgp on November 10, 2021

Here are the key numbers:

  • Earnings per share: 5 cents adjusted vs loss of 3 cents per share expected in a Refinitiv survey of analysts
  • Revenue: $864.4 million vs $862.7 million expected by Refinitiv
  • Active riders: 18.9 million vs 19.7 million expected, per StreetAccount
  • Revenue per active rider: $45.63 vs …
Transportation to Airport

Posted by Littlelakers1976 on November 25, 2021

I am looking for a car to drive me from my hotel at 701 Yogi Circle Warrens WI to the La Cross Airport. My flight is Saturday 11/27 @ 5:55am so I need to leave pretty early in the morning to make my flight 

Ride to Bracebridge

Posted by Katiedog on November 25, 2021

Can Someone please help me 

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Cannabis is coming to Uber!

Posted by goingnuts on November 23, 2021

Good news fellow Canadians! Soon you will be able to order pot on Uber! Whoop! 

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Is now a good time to drive for Uber?

Posted by richleham on November 23, 2021

Drivers (that are left out there! lol)!! Is now a good time to sign up an drive? Are you making good money with all the surges? Curious if I should give it a go a make some extra holiday cash, thanks! 

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