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How to Request an Uber by the Hour

Posted by RideGuru on September 29, 2020

 Need to run multiple errands with Uber? Want to request an Uber car for a set amount of time?In an effort to make ridesharing even more flexible, Uber has recently introduced their new Hourly ride option. Now in select cities in the U.S., you can book an Uber by the hour instead of per trip. Wit... Read more

Lyft is Advocating for City Streets with Fewer Cars

Posted by RideGuru on September 22, 2020

In a recent blog post, Lyft took a big stance against single occupancy vehicles by proposing a new plan on how street space can be redesigned from suiting cars to buses, bikes, and pedestrians. As Lyft’s core business is their ridehailing platform, proposing a shift that would essentially hurt th... Read more

Uber Driver App Troubleshooting: Unable to Call or Text a Rider

Posted by RideGuru on September 17, 2020

The Uber app can be difficult to navigate and troubleshoot at times. The last thing you want to be spending time on as a driver is researching, contacting uber support, and waiting to get help for various app issues that can occur. As part of an Uber Troubleshooting Series, we will be outlining s... Read more

Uber Promises Every Car on their Platform will be Fully Electric by 2040

Posted by RideGuru on September 11, 2020

On Tuesday, Uber announced that they have plans to ensure that every vehicle on their ridesharing platform is 100% electric by the year 2040. Further, they are have committed $800 million through 2025 to help drivers make the switch to electric vehicles.With over 5 million drivers worldwide, this... Read more

Requesting an accessible vehicle through the Lyft app

Posted by RideGuru on September 9, 2020

One benefit of the advent of rideshare services is how wheelchair accessible vehicles are more readily available for passengers with accessibility needs. Lyft has dedicated an entire mode within their app to help passengers get around who need additional vehicle space and help. This mode is calle... Read more

Uber to Require Some Passengers to Take Mask Selfies

Posted by RideGuru on September 4, 2020

Photo Credit: CNN.comRecently, Uber drivers have been voicing their concerns over the amount of passengers who refuse to wear masks while inside their vehicles. Furthermore, while Uber technically states that a rider must wear a mask at all times within a rideshare vehicle, they have done little ... Read more

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Lyft stocks was just another way to screw the drivers

Posted by DDominico69 on September 30, 2020

Remember this "opportunity" for drivers? We were offered to purchase their stocks in April 2019.

Voila! A huge loss.  I know a huge handful of drivers who bought into this mess.


Drivers and Masks - Rider app has feedback buttons now for mask use and other COVID safety rules.

Posted by Scott_Liesman on September 29, 2020

I am hearing more and more stories about drivers and riders butting heads over mask usage and other safety concerns.

Perhaps drivers should be aware of this feedback page that passengers have now.  See below.

Uber is allowed to operate in London

Posted by breakingbread on September 29, 2020

I feel like this story has flip flopped every other month for the past year or so haha but apparently Uber is officially allow to operate in London!


https://www.npr.org/2020/09/28/917882295/uber-can-keep-operating-in-london-magistrate-rules

Why are there still taxi drivers? Why don't they all join Uber instead of fighting it?

Posted by Dat_Sun2 on September 29, 2020

To consumers, there isn't a huge difference. Both gets them from point a to point b.  One just happens to provide the convenience of a nice app, and maybe the price is cheaper? 

Why wouldn't just taxi drivers just switch over to Uber where the consumers are headed? Why would ...

Do I still have to help handicapped passengers into my car with Covid?

Posted by hanktoto on September 29, 2020

I don't want to be mean but I would also rather not go touching strangers right now. 

Uber Deactivation for Safety Concerns

Posted by npriddy on September 20, 2020

This week I was three weeks from my two year anniversary with Uber. I have a 4.94 rating (490 5 star, 4 4 star, 6 1 star) and I have done over 4800 rides. I have had no accidents, only one ticket over a year and a half ago and ...

rates HOU to IAH

Posted by Prologistics on September 30, 2020

What are prices to get from Hobby Airport to George Bush International Airport in Houston?

Uber Drivers: How Far Will You Drive To Pick-Up A Fare Not Knowing Their Destination?

Posted by Goodideasll on April 30, 2019

Uber Drivers: How Far Will You Drive To Pick-Up A Fare Without Knowing Their Destination?  Okay, here’s what happened today to me - I signed on to my Driver Uber App and a Premium Destination popped up. I accepted the pick-up and app informed me that the customer was 27 ...

Birds’ new business model is selling scooters

Posted by SidA-1 on September 24, 2020

So sad. Now they’re selling their scooters at Target. How is this different than Razor.

https://angel.co/today/stories/bird-doubles-down-on-selling-electric-scooters-directly-to-customers-29956

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