Ride-Hailing Prices Skyrocket as the U.S. Emerges From the Pandemic
A shortage of drivers and spiking demand are driving Uber and Lyft prices higher than ever as the companies struggle to achieve profitability.
The Post-Pandemic Future of Rideshare
With pooled services suspended through the pandemic and research showing most users prefer private rides, will shared rides continue to play a role in urban transportation?
Uber Tests Subscription Bundling of its Services
Uber is selling a package that includes its delivery service, bikes, scooters, and a discount on ride hailing for one price.
Fewer People Parking at Denver Airport, While Ride Hailing and Rail Numbers Are on the Rise
More people are using the A-Line, Uber, and Lyft to travel to and from Denver International Airport (DIA). With parking numbers down, DIA has scrapped plans for two new parking garages.
Toronto Uber Drivers Join Union
In an attempt to collectively bargain with their employer, Uber drivers in Canada have joined one of the country’s largest union groups.
Bike Share Could Help Increase Transit Ridership
Transit ridership is dropping, but a closer look at causes points to the role bike share could play in making transit a better option.
Shared Mobility for Those Who Need a Little Extra Help
A new service in St. Paul and Minneapolis will assist riders at both ends of their rides.
New Report on San Francisco Transportation Trends: Driving on the Rise
The city is seeing more transit use and biking, but driving and congestion are also on the rise.
The Percent of Americans Using Ride Hailing Services is Going Up…Fast
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.
Beat Tries to Top Uber in Mexico City with Focus on Safety
Ride-hailing company Beat hopes its dedicated safety team and linked accounts service will make its service attractive to women in Mexico’s capital.
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