With over 162,000 full- or part-time "driver partners" nationwide, Uber is an employment giant. The company's 20,000 Bay Area workers place it among the top five regional employers.
Apr 29, 2015 SFGate
Transit planners who see transportation network companies as a potential benefit to public transit will want to pay attention to Uber's new partnership in Dallas.
Apr 16, 2015 Mass Transit
Compiled from interviews conducted with city officials, this National League of Cities report gives us a regulator's-eye-view of the sharing economy. Among the topics discussed are equity, taxation, and data transparency.
Apr 15, 2015 National League Of Cities
Live in the Marina District and work downtown or SoMA? You now have more transit choices thanks to two new startups, Chariot and Leap. Think of the two private shuttle services as Google buses for the public, except they are not quite so large.
Mar 28, 2015 Ars Technica
Looking for evidence of the new world order? Here's some from New York City: Uber cars now outnumber yellow-cabs.
Mar 20, 2015 New York Post
City residents don't need a car if they have good travel options. One condominium offers buyers one year of unlimited Uber rides instead of a parking space.
Feb 25, 2015 SF Gate: ON THE BLOCK
Night School, planning to use school bus fleets to supplement late-night Bay Area transit, lost the regulatory fights Uber and Lyft handily won.
Feb 22, 2015 Pacific Standard
Two experts consider the future of cab companies in the age of Uber and Lyft.
Feb 18, 2015 The Planning Report
Even as innovations like ridesharing take hold in tech-friendly San Francisco, the percentage of trips taken by personal auto is stuck at just under 50 percent.
Feb 5, 2015 Streetsblog SF
Big news on the automated vehicle front yesterday, as Google and Uber now seem destined to become competitors in the battle for the future of transportation.
Feb 3, 2015 Bloomberg