https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/08/19/rideshare-passengers-drugs/ JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — A work horse, or a drug mule?A Joliet rideshare driver says passengers are routinely carting narcotics into Ubers and Lyfts. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory explains inside the problem and how each company is trying to combat the bad behavior.
We're starting to hear about this happening more and more. A lot of the drivers LegalRideshare works with have said this happened on more than one occasion. Both Uber and Lyft have platforms to report these issues and promise to work with law enforcement. CBS Chicago interviewed us the other to talk about it. Basically it comes down to:Take pics of the substancesSubmit a request immediatelyGo to the Uber or Lyft hub for a follow-up. If you don't hear back, be persistent. At the very least they should offer a "cleanup" fee if the substances are on ...
Founders and employees (those with stock options) are expected to dump the stocks to cash in. Can their stocks handle it?When reporting earnings, Lyft announced its IPO lockup period will expire on August 19, meaning the market could see a flood of Lyft shares hit the wires."It's going to be a problem," Jim Cramer said, adding, "more supply is not good."Everyone's going wild over this. Maybe it's a just a hype.https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2019/08/08/lyft-reshuffles-its-ipo-lockup-for-selling-shares.html https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/lyft-ipo-lockup-period-will-end-early-204009820.html https://qz.com/1688882/lyft-insiders-could-book-gains-when-the-ipo-lockup-expires/
Where did the kindler gentler company go? They won’t allow driver’s earn a living unless they abide by strict guidelines. I thought we were all IC!
Remember what's happening in NYC now will set precedence in many cities moving forward. (Also what's happening in CA).The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Wednesday to extend its cap on the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles permitted to operate within the city. The commission also amended its rules aimed at limiting the amount of time drivers can cruise without passengers in Manhattan below 96th Street.Last year, the New York City Council voted to halt the issuance of new for-hire vehicle licenses for 12 months. Under the cap, Uber and Lyft could still be granted ...
No environments are being saved. We are ridding of the most efficient way to travel, i.e. public transportation.Public transportation ridership has been declining so much in the US that some experts have called it an emergency.The exact cause has been a point of debate: most studies have pointed to service cuts and delays as the culprit.New research from the University of Kentucky suggests that more than anything, ride-hailing is behind the decline.Link to article.
Last couple days have taken riders to/from dealerships. Take your car in for repairs, maybe they have a courtesy driver take you home, then maybe take you back later. My guess is dealers now transitioning to order Uber to do this. Your thoughts?
This will be good for drivers in rural areas and long pickups but in major cities it's a killer since it came with a 50% CUT IN MILEAGE RATES!https://therideshareguy.com/lyft-new-driver-pay-structure/ANOTHER OVERALL CUT IN EARNINGS!
Please, read the Lyft chief marketing officers comments regarding regulations. What do you think?
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It's about time! Get rid of these pests!https://losangeles-cbslocal-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/losangeles.cbslocal.com/2019/08/22/lapd-launches-task-force-to-crack-down-on-scooters/amp/?amp_js_v=a2&_gsa=1#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&_tf=From%20%251%24s&share=https%3A%2F%2Flosangeles.cbslocal.com%2F2019%2F08%2F22%2Flapd-launches-task-force-to-crack-down-on-scooters%2F
I mean, is this even a legitimate business? have we figured that out? All I hear in my head is "let's take advantage of cheap drivers (laborer) and we can have anything delivered including ourselves to anywhere. Our plan to never leave our homes will be complete."https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/09/uber-ceo-deal-with-food-delivery-app-caviar-was-not-a-right-fit.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-08/doordash-is-said-to-tap-banks-for-400-million-ahead-of-an-ipo
They're everywhere but now their use is a danger to not only for the rider but also the public.https://youtu.be/D7mtXKIReV4https://ride.guru/content/newsroom/the-micro-mobility-trend-the-economics-of-it-the-effect-on-rideshare-drivers-part-i
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