rideshare

rideshare

Lyft and Uber Want to Fund Better Roads...for Lyft and Uber

Rideshare companies are investing in public infrastructure, but only when it helps their bottom line.
Ankita Rao
an hour ago
transportation

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

Via pays its drivers more than any other company, focuses on environmentally friendly practices, and wants to decrease traffic congestion. But is there a catch?
Ankita Rao
3.7.19
rideshare

Uber and Lyft Are Officially Part of the Healthcare System

Lyft, Uber and other rideshare companies say they can save our healthcare system lots of money. But at what cost?
Ankita Rao
2.25.19
rideshare

Uber Is Sweating NYC’s New Rideshare Minimum Wage

The new rules for app-based rideshare companies could mean $10,000 more for drivers every year.
Ankita Rao
12.5.18
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
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
Uber Fails

This Is Uber’s Terrible Response When Someone Steals Your Ride

When this rider asked for a refund for a ride stolen out from under her, Uber initially declined, saying: 'we will likely not see eye-to-eye.'
Samantha Cole
4.28.17
Uber Everything

This Town Considered Starting a Bus Line But Will Just Pay Uber Instead

Public transit goes private.
Jordan Pearson
4.4.17
New York

3000 Ubers Could Replace NYC’s Entire Taxi Fleet

There’s just one catch.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.2.17
RACISM

Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against African-Americans and Women

The study counters one of the big selling points of app-based ride-hailing services—namely, that people can get rides on demand no matter the color of their skin or their appearance.
Grennan Milliken
10.31.16
Paris

France’s Government-Backed Uber Replacement Should Thrill Uber

The government-backed 'Le.Taxi' isn't a real threat — yet.
Greg Sandoval
10.7.16
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