As a trans rider im always wary about how the driver will react to picking me up dressed , been pretty impressed by the attitude of them so far.. any drivers on here that would be offended by trans .. cheers x
I figured this would be the case. With the introduction of upfront pricing, Uber can charge customers anything they want. They will ask for any amount riders are willing to pay. I have heard cases where during the hours when the business users are out, the overall fare goes up. Trips to and from airports? You guessed it. It'll go up because people are willing to pay.
All the cheap Uber fares that we have gotten accustomed to are about to go out the window. Regulators and law makers who shoved the taxis out. Are you happy now? What about …
Why do riders get so bent out of shape when you wont allow then to cram in extra passengers than is allowed! No, I am not going to fit 8 people in the back row of my sedan!! I don't care if you can all sit on eachother's laps! This is my number one complaint with riders, they think they can just "hide" extra people in your car, like you wont notice that 7 people just climbed in your backseat. And when you tell them they have to take two cars you would think you are the freaking devil with …
I believe this!! Who else has noticed this??"In a TikTok posted on Wednesday, TikToker Tony Aubé (@tony.aube) claims that Uber charges customers more when their phones have low battery. Aubé demonstrates that he checked the price of a ride on a phone with a low battery and found that the price was 20% higher than the price on a phone with a full battery."https://www.dailydot.com/irl/tiktok-uber-price-phone-battery/
I don't get it either.A new and insidious scam has popped up recently for drivers: scammers are using the Uber app and customer profiles pretending to be either “Uber Support” or “VIP Customer Support” in order to coerce drivers out of their login information. This is an effort to drain drivers’ bank accounts, and while scams like this have been out for a while, this one can be easier to fall for since it comes from within the Uber app itself.https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/hackers-using-uber-app-scam-drivers-rideshare-react-harry-campbell/
A woman was on her way to Boston to complete her 21st marathon when her Southwest flight was canceled. She almost didn’t make it but through roundabout flights, Uber rides, and rented cars she got to the starting line just in time! https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/10/11/sports/two-chicago-airports-an-uber-new-york-flight-4-hour-drive-one-womans-odyssey-boston-marathon-after-canceled-southwest-flight/
So annoying, I have run into issues with the Lyft app recently where it wont let me say I have arrived unless I am at the exact location. This has forced me to once drive into someones front yard and anotehr time into an apartment complex even though the guy was outsdie the gate.
"Ola Electric recently launching its first electric scooter, called Ola S1, that is priced at 99,999 Indian rupees, or $1,350. The electric scooter offers a range of 121 kilometers (75 miles) on a complete charge. The startup said it had sold scooters worth $150 million in just two days."https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/30/ola-electric-raises-200-million-at-3-billion-valuation/
CALLING ALL LONDON RIDERS!! This is super cool!"Uber Eats announced last week that it was offering special deliveries made by retro cars in celebration of KFC’s new Zinger Popcorn Bucket for a limited time. Customers in London who order the new meal deal on the Uber Eats app by October 4 may receive a visit from the Batmobile, the ”Ghostbusters” Echto-1 or James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 "https://hypebeast.com/2021/10/uber-eats-batmobile-kfc-delivery-aston-martin-james-bond-ghostbusters-london
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