Uber apparently has been taken over by Bernie Sanders. They don’t want us using destination mode anymore so instead of simply disabling it they are going to pay us 30% less while using it and re-distribute that money to the drivers that do not use the destination mode. How do drivers feel about this? There is a way to submit feedback on the announcement they released in Chicago today. If you are against this idea you should probably go say something.I feel like customers are going to get in my car now hoping to go to their far away ...
Late last night AB5 passed with a party line 29-11 vote will be signed by governor News on and become the law as of January 1, 2020https://techcrunch-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/techcrunch.com/2019/09/10/gig-worker-bill-ab-5-passes-in-california/amp/?amp_js_v=a2&_gsa=1&usqp=mq331AQEKAFwAQ%3D%3D#aoh=15682083931439&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&_tf=From%20%251%24s&share=https%3A%2F%2Ftechcrunch.com%2F2019%2F09%2F10%2Fgig-worker-bill-ab-5-passes-in-california%2F
JUST begun?! LOL I would have said their earnings have been in a nightmarish state for some time now.https://www.forbes.com/sites/stephenmcbride1/2019/09/04/ubers-nightmare-has-just-started/#3a2913c5b7e0
My Uber driver who drives for like four companies told me he can deny service and cancel any requests whenever and for whatever reason Is this true?I feel like there has to be a guideline and some mandate from Uber.
I recently received a go to the pin request for a pick-up. I went where Uber sent me! I sat outside a driveway where I went to waiting time. The phone rang , I picked up, and the client asked me where I was. I informed him that I was waiting on a dead end street in a cul-de-sac for him. He told me that he was at the Sunoco about 50 yards away - (through a backyard)! I told him, “I’m on my way!” When I got there ( about 3 minutes later), I told the client and his ...
I was commenting on the forum last night and started thinking about all the complaining I do about riders & sometimes drivers:) I decided to post this. I have more good rides then bad. I have met some really decent, kind, and generous riders on my trips. As much as notes & badges on Uber dont pay the bills I appreciate the kind notes & compliments I receive:) They are nice especially on days that you have terrible trips. I wish Uber would allow drivers to leave a compliment or note. A personalized thank you for those that tip. Sorry ...
I’m going to be in the market for a new ride soon and I wanted your opinions. Is it more profitable to go with a Uber X only hybrid with 35+ mpg or opt for a Uber XL capable ride with less than 25 mpg? As a note, I live in Honolulu which means I think I’m in a market where Uber XLs are in high demand between large families on vacation and all of the nightlife here. Thoughts and suggestions? Also, what are some of the best options for Uber XL rides?
James River is cancelling all Uber driver policies as of 12-31-2019. We'll see how UBER will deal with this, they will most likely double or triple the service fee of which drivers won't receive a cut or they'll start their own insurance exchange amd sell drivers insurance for Phase 1,2 and most importantly 3. https://www-marketwatch-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/guid/48B149E0-EA9C-11E9-99D6-6DACAE673D2F?amp_js_v=a2&_gsa=1&usqp=mq331AQCKAE%3D#aoh=15706629950986&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&_tf=From%20%251%24s&share=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.marketwatch.com%2Fstory%2Finsurer-james-rivers-stock-craters-after-it-cancels-all-policies-issued-to-uber-unit-2019-10-09
Riders are more accepting of surges that are NOT round numbers, because consumers feel more thoughts went into the calculation of the surge pricing. This was shared on an interview at NPR, where Uber's economist shared a factor in when people are accepting of surge pricing.From an Uber rider's perspective, Keith says, a round number surge like two times looks like the company is just slapping on a higher price tag because it's raining. But when it's 2.1 times as much, we think there must be a complex algorithm (which there is) coming up with that figure. The ride, ...
A lot has been written about ride-share services like Uber threatening the livelihood of cab drivers. In most of these articles Uber, Lyft, et al are pitted against local taxi companies like Yellow and Carriage. What is rarely made clear is that none of these companies—ride-share or traditional taxi—actually employ any drivers. So while they fight it out in the courts about regulations and who can and cannot get what part of the transportation market, the people doing the actual driving aren’t being represented by either side.
In 1993—when I became a cab driver—calling a taxi was a simple business. ...
Seems like pretty basic stuff we all already know - Lyft allowed tipping before Uber, Lyft is generally the "nicer company", etc. Apparently this was all done as research for a book "Uberland". Has anyone read it?
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