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.
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 Vehiclehttps://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Lyft-Passenger-Killed-in-Fatal-Hit-and-Run-on-Freeway-473302203.html
Even calling into a customer service call (at a bank or whatever), we have the choice of asking not to be recorded. What about with rideshares like Uber and Lyft?
I understand that the car is a private property, and drivers have the rights to record inside their cabin. However, do I have the right to not be recorded upon request?
I leave the house and head towards a busy area for my first ride while UBER is on for 6 miles. Is this tax deductible? I accept a ride and drive 8 miles and pick up a rider. Is this tax deductible? The ride is 4 miles while the rider is in the car. Clearly tax deductible. I drop the rider off and drive 10 miles to an active area (no rider and I did not accept rides). Is this tax deductible? At the end of the day, I drop off my last ride. I then have to drive 30 …
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 …
Is that legit? or better yet, legal? I am not breaking the terms of using the Uber account as I am the one with the account and credite card. I have three children and I'd love to utilize Uber or Lyft. Safe too.
I assume this is bad?Shares of Lyft Inc. fell in Friday trading amid active short selling after rival Uber Technologies Inc. filed paperwork for an initial public offering.Lyft’s stock LYFT, -1.93% was down as much as 5.8% in morning trading before paring back some of its losses. The negative price action came as a result of both long, or bets that the stock will rise, and short selling—bets the stock will fall—according to S3 Partners analyst Ihor Dusaniwsky, who said that more than a million additional shares were shorted during this morning’s session.https://www.marketwatch.com/story/lyft-short-selling-builds-after-uber-files-ipo-paperwork-2019-04-12
Thisn't for the faint of heart. Five "popular" passenger scams that drivers need to watch out for. Have you experienced any of these?
If you are a passenger, don't get any ideas. Uber and Lyft are putting more and more countermeasures in place, and drivers are quick to catch on.
(source: RSG - The Rideshare Guy)
1) Dropping the Pin Outside of a Surge Zone
It didn’t take long for passengers to figure out this one. Since surge and prime time zones are very localized, one street could be 2x and another could be 1.5x or even regular pricing. What …
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