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rideshare

China Suspends Carpool App After Two Passengers Murdered

Hitch, run by rideshare app Didi Chuxing, has been shut down for the time being.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.11.18
Bye Bye

San Francisco Denies Scooter Permits to Uber, Lyft, Bird, and Others

Today’s ruling is a giant middle-finger to Uber, Lyft, Bird, and others who did not receive permits.
Sarah Emerson
8.30.18
ride sharing

Lyft Accused of Helping People Cross a Workers’ Picket Line In Toronto

“Woke” Uber rival Lyft is making it easier for people to cross a picket line at the CNE in Toronto, union leader says.
Jordan Pearson
8.28.18
Moveable

Private Transport Monopolies Will Be Bad for Everybody

Lyft’s rumored acquisition of bikeshare company Motivate isn’t about improving mobility.
Tracey Lindeman
6.7.18
Moveable

Startups Want to Use the Blockchain to Take Our Data Out of Uber's Hands

Plenty of blockchain startups are overhyped, but some see transportation as an area where they can thrive.
Tracey Lindeman
4.5.18
Moveable

Ride-Hailing Is Deepening Social and Economic Inequity in the US

It’s making public transit worse.
Tracey Lindeman
2.10.18
Moveable

Uber Says Small Town Public Transit Partnerships Are 'Critical' to Its Success

One small Canadian town took 25,000 Uber rides in less than a year.
Tracey Lindeman
1.19.18
Lyft

Lyft Is Launching in Its First Canadian City Today

It’s riding an anti-Uber wave into Toronto.
Tracey Lindeman
12.12.17
ridesharing

Why Paying For Lyft Pre-Tax Is Bad For Public Transit

Taking a Lyft to work using pre-tax dollars may sound like a good deal, but there may be tradeoffs in terms of the public good.
Corin Faife
2.1.17
Donald Trump

Inauguration Day Is Testing the Limits of Uber, Airbnb and the Sharing Economy

Be nice to your Lyft driver.
Samantha Cole
1.20.17
New York

3000 Ubers Could Replace NYC’s Entire Taxi Fleet

There’s just one catch.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.2.17
Work

When No One Has a ‘Job,’ Who Will Pay Workers a Minimum Wage?

Uber drivers joined a series of protests demanding a $15 minimum wage. What happens to the minimum wage in the gig economy?
Jason Koebler
11.29.16