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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

Uber’s New ExpressMatch at Select Airports

Posted by RideGuru on August 31, 2020

In an effort to reduce wait times and overcrowded curbs at airports, Uber has rolled out a new program called ExpressMatch. According to Uber ExpressMatch improves ride safety, efficiency, and consistency by combining the best parts of their Prematch and PIN technology. Uber claims that through E... Read more

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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.

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What is the emergency contact for Uber?

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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 ...

Uber Self-Driving Car Test Driver is Found Guilty in Pedestrian Death

Posted by andsold on September 21, 2020

The Uber test driver who was responsible for monitoring one of the company's self-driving cars that hit and killed a pedestrian in 2018 was charged with negligent homicide this week.

Rafaela Vasquez was watching television on her smartphone when the Uber self-driving vehicle struck Elaine Herzberg, who was crossing a ...

What do drivers do if the passenger falls asleep in the backseat or passes out from being drunk? While driving must be okay, but what about once yo...

Posted by ClayClaymore on August 29, 2018

Has that happened to you?  I am deathly afraid of falling asleep on any transportation such as trains, buses, and cabs.  

Can I schedule Lyft in advance

Posted by dkitchell on September 24, 2020

Can I schedule Lyft to pick me up at the Gen. Wayne A. Downing airport on Sunday October 4 at 5pm?

Mystro (automatic dual apping) is back!

Posted by doug on September 23, 2020

Hi guys, I'm Doug and I lead the team at Mystro. Mystro automates dual-apping Uber and Lyft. Mystro blew up in 2019, but we ran into major problems with our Lyft automation that pretty much broke the app. After many months of hard work, we've finally gotten those bugs ...

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