A spate of media coverage responded to the news that Uber had released a new feature called "Smart Routes."
Aug 31, 2015 TechCrunch
Facing tough competition from Uber, New York City's neighborhood car service providers are using apps to retain clientele. The jury's still out on whether adaptation will help them stay in business.
Aug 31, 2015 The New York Times
Stakeholders are hoping that the 93 million car-for-hire trip records will better inform a heated debate in NYC.
Aug 17, 2015 FiveThirtyEight
Researchers have found evidence of one fairly consequential benefit of transportation network companies like Uber.
Aug 14, 2015 Streetsblog USA
Especially for parties with more than one passenger, summoning a car can make more sense, according to a recent op-ed. Transit still wins out for longer trips, but streetcars might just not be worth it downtown.
Aug 7, 2015 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
There are two schools of though t when it comes to whether Uber and other companies like it are making traffic better or worse. A new study by new York City will endeavor to clear the air.
Jul 28, 2015 FiveThirtyEight
This story broke, moved toward City Council action, then broke again—all in a New York minute.
Jul 23, 2015 New York Times
An op-ed by Mayor Bill de Blasio declares that the time has come to regulate transportation companies like Uber.
Jul 20, 2015 New York Daily News
No one in the business doubts that autonomous vehicles will have some role to play in the future of transit. But right now, questions abound and answers are still only speculative.
Jul 6, 2015 the transport politic
A June 16 vote by the San Francisco MTA to improve safety will allow taxis, along with bicycles and Muni buses, but not ride-hailing services to make turns onto the downtown's main thoroughfare, Market Street, has upset San Francisco-based Uber.
Jun 18, 2015 San Francisco Chronicle