Ride Hailing

February 15, 2019, 2pm PST
The city is seeing more transit use and biking, but driving and congestion are also on the rise.
Curbed San Francisco
January 14, 2019, 7am PST
in 2015, 28% of 18-29 year-olds said they had used Lyft or Uber. In 2018, that number jumped to 51% according to a Pew Research study.
Pew Research Center
January 12, 2019, 9am PST
Ride-hailing company Beat hopes its dedicated safety team and linked accounts service will make its service attractive to women in Mexico’s capital.
Forbes
Blog post
January 3, 2019, 8am PST
Some thoughts on what we might have learned in 2018 and what it might mean going forward.
Steven Polzin
October 8, 2018, 8am PDT
A decrease in ridership is not disputed. However, ideas about the best solutions for turning things around abound.
The Washington Post
July 29, 2018, 9am PDT
Past studies have shown how ride hailing services have added to congestion. A new study by Bruce Schaller suggests that even ride shares add to traffic, because they pull riders off of more efficient transit options like public transit.
The Washington Post
June 4, 2018, 5am PDT
Motivate operates Ford Gobike in the Bay Area, Citi Bike in New York and Divvy in Chicago among other bike share fleets.
CNET
May 21, 2018, 6am PDT
Flixbus is launching in Los Angeles, aiming for the kind of fast success they've had in Europe where they quickly became the continent’s largest bus provider after being founded in 2013.
Quartz
May 7, 2018, 10am PDT
Ride hailing seems to be here to stay, but if New York's mayor gets his way it will face a major speed bump in the Big Apple.
Next City
April 26, 2018, 2pm PDT
Some credit a drop in DUI arrests in the city of Chicago to drunks using ride hailing services.
Streetsblog
April 11, 2018, 9am PDT
The launch of HopSkipDrive in Denver reflects a nationwide trend.
The Denver Post
March 26, 2018, 7am PDT
Are the urban revival and the future of mobility already rendering parking lots obsolete? Chicago provides a case study of a new generation of skyscrapers rising were cars once parked.
Chicago Tribune
March 8, 2018, 12pm PST
Extra charges for Uber and Lyft rides isn't enough to decrease traffic and speed public transit Joe Cortright argues in City Observatory.
City Observatory
February 20, 2018, 10am PST
Lyft has entered into a partnership with Baltimore Bike Share, on the heels of Uber's entrance into the San Francisco bike-share market.
Modern Cities
February 12, 2018, 6am PST
Sidewalk Labs' proposals for the Toronto neighborhood of Quayside reveals a preference for ride hailing over public transit.
Medium
February 1, 2018, 11am PST
Ride-hailing service Uber is piloting a new venture in San Francisco alongside dockless bike-sharing startup Jump.
Modern Cities
December 31, 2017, 1pm PST
CityLab has produced a pair of articles geared toward safe driving behaviors on New Year's Eve.
CityLab
November 21, 2017, 12pm PST
More than one city has ditched parking in response to the congestion and conflicts created by ride-hailing pick-ups and drop-offs .
CNN
November 15, 2017, 8am PST
Via Transportation Inc is picking up where Bridj left off—offering on demand ride sharing in cities in California and Texas.
Smart Cities Dive
October 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
Fewer parking spaces, more sober rides home. Sounds like a recipe for a good night out.
CityLab