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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/
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.

If drivers are really losing money with Uber then why do you keep driving for Uber?

Posted by babarett on February 6, 2018

I just don't get it, everyone always complains that they don't make any money with Uber but if you really were losing money then why would you keep driving....???

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
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Lyft-Passenger-Killed-in-Fatal-Hit-and-Run-on-Freeway-473302203.html

How to get a service now to pick up now. Urgent! Person is stranded outside and is a senior who has health difficulties in the cold.

Posted by valbrown on April 3, 2023

Is there a service that can pick up this late at night?Then who and how can I expedite a service to work asap? I am new to this not sure how this all works   can you please work with me? Thanks!

Uber concealed huge data breach [BBC]

Posted by ippei on November 21, 2017

Uber concealed huge data breach

What do you do if rider makes a fake complain to uber.

Posted by alhadithbd.com on April 11, 2024

detail will be appreciated 

Can I use a rental car to drive for Uber?

Posted by Anonymous on November 28, 2017

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