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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.

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/
Uber concealed huge data breach [BBC]

Posted by ippei on November 21, 2017

Uber concealed huge data breach

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....???

there and back again

Posted by oiGroeGnyloraC1569 on February 22, 2024

Greetings:  I need to catch a ride to Walmart Pharmacy, where my meds will be waiting for me and then come home again. I am a Senior on disability. Will the driver wait for me long enough to go and get the meds. I don't need anything else as I …

Walmart and back

Posted by oiGroeGnyloraC1569 on February 22, 2024

Greetings.

I wish to catch a ride to Walmart, pick up my medications at the pharmacy that are ready for me and return home. Will the Uber wait for me and how much will the fare cost?

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

Lime Wants to Spread 1,500 Shared Cars Around Seattle? Cars?

Posted by BiggestBallOfYawn on December 4, 2018

I thought Lime was a scooter service? Now they have shared-cars? and why are these things always in Seattle?

Lime Wants to Spread 1,500 Shared Cars Around Seattle

Uber - Time is Soon - ready to go back to taxis yet?

Posted by WasabiNuts on February 20, 2021

I feel like we reaching that point and have been for a long time. We all tried to like something and worked hard to make the transition, but this whole thing is overcomplicated and all the arrangement we made are starting to backfire. Maybe it's time we reverted back to …

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