Uber

March 17, 2016, 8am PDT
Thanks to technology-enabled ride-hailing services, more households have the ability to go car-lite now than in preceding generations, according to a new study prepared for the American Public Transportation Association.
Time
March 5, 2016, 7am PST
A city in Florida is betting that transportation network companies can help reduce congestion and increase transit ridership.
Reuters via Fortune
February 7, 2016, 7am PST
It's easy to see why Uber would look on a Super Bowl hosted near its Bay Area home would look on the event as a large PR opportunity. Disgruntled Uber drivers see it the same way.
Mother Jones
February 3, 2016, 7am PST
Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman launch a withering critique of the sharing economy as we know it, and envision "sharing cities" built around technologies that put community before commerce.
The Boston Globe
January 21, 2016, 1pm PST
It's not only young adults who are delaying in getting drivers licenses, but a drop in licenses among all age groups according to a new analysis of license data from 1983-2014 by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
The Fiscal Times
December 23, 2015, 2pm PST
Researchers found a small uptick in Manhattan traffic during rush hour, as Uber gains more riders from 4 to 7 p.m. than taxis lose. Uber also holds general sway over the other boroughs when it comes to for-hire vehicles.
FiveThirtyEight
November 24, 2015, 5am PST
So far, only a small minority of major cities have considered self-driving cars in their long-range transportation plans. The question is, should policymakers embrace them or stand in their way?
TechCrunch
November 20, 2015, 12pm PST
An op-ed appeals to a customer base that doesn't understand the ways in which "sharing economy" companies resemble Wal-Mart.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
November 17, 2015, 10am PST
The University of California, Berkeley and NRDC will team-up to verify whether Uber and Lyft reduce car ownership and are thus good for the environment. Such data already exists for a sister form of shared mobility: car-share.
The Verge
November 12, 2015, 6am PST
"If the 20th century was devoted to building the infrastructure to service the personal automobile, then perhaps the 21st century will be devoted to undoing most of it."
TechCrunch
October 8, 2015, 8am PDT
Car ownership is far from "a thing of the past," as Uber's CEO plans on making it, but a new survey shows that a substantial number of people who have tried transportation network companies are forgoing the purchase of a car.
Los Angeles Times - Technology Now
Feature
September 24, 2015, 2pm PDT
An op-ed counters concerns about the social equity consequences of Uber by allowing the possibility of public benefits arising from transportation network companies.
Billy Riggs
September 14, 2015, 7am PDT
As companies like Uber, Lyft, and Bridj expand to small scale transit options, they are setting the stage for a new kind of small scale transit oriented development where the new station is the sidewalk.
Mobility Lab
August 31, 2015, 2pm PDT
A spate of media coverage responded to the news that Uber had released a new feature called "Smart Routes."
TechCrunch
August 31, 2015, 7am PDT
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.
The New York Times
August 17, 2015, 5am PDT
Stakeholders are hoping that the 93 million car-for-hire trip records will better inform a heated debate in NYC.
FiveThirtyEight
August 14, 2015, 9am PDT
Researchers have found evidence of one fairly consequential benefit of transportation network companies like Uber.
Streetsblog USA
August 7, 2015, 10am PDT
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.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 28, 2015, 6am PDT
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.
FiveThirtyEight
July 23, 2015, 6am PDT
This story broke, moved toward City Council action, then broke again—all in a New York minute.
New York Times