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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.

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Posted by SmittenKitten on April 4, 2018

It's happening.  The re-merging of Uber and Taxis will happen.  I've been waiting for this to happen for a long time.  It'll all be the same thing once again.

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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? 

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