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The Top Differences between Driving for Uber vs. Lyft (Part II)

Posted by Sergio on November 7, 2019

Last week in Part I, I wrote about the difference between Uber and Lyft’s pay structure when it comes to Uber’s Penny Surge (Flat Rate Surge) and Lyft’s PPZ (Personal Power Zones). Our scoreboard is Uber=2 and Lyft=0! As far as I am concerned, in 2019 what Uber offers is su... Read more

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Last month Uber announced that they would be rolling out e-mopeds in Paris during the month of November, 2019. Through a partnership with French start-up, Cityscoot, users will be able to book and pay for their e-moped directly through the Uber app.This will be the first time that Uber is offerin... Read more

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Do you have a job interview coming up? Are you starting a new job soon? You might qualify for free Lyft rides!As part of a $50 million annual commitment to improving transportation infrastructure and sustainability initiatives, Lyft announced that it will be providing free rides for people trying... Read more

How long do you have to rate your Uber driver?

Posted by bekah on November 4, 2019

In the world of customer service, there are always great service providers, who go above and beyond,  bad service providers, who seem like they’d rather be on vacation, and everything in between. One of the nice things about rideshare platforms is the ability to rate. Not only can a pa... Read more

Does my City have Uber?

Posted by lilly on November 1, 2019

Wondering if Uber is available in your location? Need to check if Uber is available where you are traveling?Uber is a global company. It happened quickly, but Uber is providing passengers with drivers all around the world. Unfortunately, Uber is not everywhere. There are some cities, regions, and... Read more

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A woman was murdered by her rideshare driver. The company’s solution: a curfew for female passengers

Posted by beccaSF on November 11, 2019

Wow this is absolutely ridiculous. And I thought Uber was bad 😂 

https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/11/10/a-woman-was-murdered-by-her-rideshare-driver-the-companys-solution-a-curfew-for-female-passengers/

Drivers don't forget Thanksgiving Eve is the busiest drinking night of the year!

Posted by momof4 on November 10, 2019

If you are new to driving for Uber & Lyft or you never thought about it this is the best night to drive. The night before Thanksgiving is busiest drinking night of the year. Bigger than New Years Eve.  Assuming you don't mind driving intoxicated people and your market isn't ...

My hubby is a rideshare driver and I HATE it

Posted by kaypoli on October 24, 2019

Hello!

I really wish to get some help here!!

The problem is, my husband is a rideshare driver in Boston Massachusetts, and honestly since he started working as a rideshare our marriage is going down hill and honestly I can see our marriage getting to an end. I’ll explain!
He ...

New Uber Eats Pay for Customer Program

Posted by bonesy1116 on November 10, 2019

I just wanted some feedback from other drivers who have tried this new program and their thoughts on it.  I did my first today and will give mine after I've seen a few here.

More on the Axios interview with Evil CEO Dara K. This dude is a total jerk.

Posted by momof4 on November 11, 2019

The only thing this man gets right in the interview is autonomous vehicles are a long way off. How much $ was spent (wasted) until Dara finally admitted this?  Lets not forget these vehicles have killed at least one person. I believe there are more.  They went from 2 safety ...

Uber Says It Will Sue Los Angeles Over Sharing Scooter Location Data [Vice]

Posted by SmittenKitten on November 10, 2019

Uber is suing Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Department of Transportation asked Uber to start providing real-time location data for its scooters. But Vice reports that Uber, which owns scooter company Jump, said it will not share this data because of privacy concerns. The company plans to file a lawsuit to ...

Lyft wants you to give up "Car Ownership". Say goodbye to your car and rely on using Lyft to travel.

Posted by momof4 on November 10, 2019

Lyft wants you to "give up car ownership".  They will help you sell your car.  They paired up with Carvana (car vending machine company)to help you get cash for your car at 'fair value". Lyft will then give you 250.00 in credit to use on their platform when requesting rides ...

The self-driving Uber that killed a pedestrian in Arizona wasn’t programmed to see jaywalkers.

Posted by SmittenKitten on November 10, 2019

How are they testing this stuff on our roads with our lives at stake?  Human testing?

Findings released by US safety investigators revealed serious safety and design lapses in an autonomous car that killed Elaine Herzberg as she walked her bicycle across a road at night in Tempe, Arizona, in ...

December 25th travel

Posted by LynAyris on November 12, 2019

Hi every one, I am enquiring about contacting a Uber (standard) fare from Elizabeth Downs South Australia to Cherry Gardens South Australia on 25th December, and return fare. Thank you & kind regards....

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