Ride Hailing

New York City

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.

June 15, 2021 - Curbed

Coronavirus and Transportation

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?

March 24, 2021 - Bloomberg CityLab

Uber Eats

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.

July 29, 2019 - TechCrunch

Denver Rail

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.

July 25, 2019 - The Denver Post

Uber Driver

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.

July 5, 2019 - Gizmodo

Capital Bikeshare D.C.

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.

March 19, 2019 - Curbed

Saint Paul Minnesota

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.

March 6, 2019 - Pioneer Press

Golden Gate Bridge Traffic

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.

February 15, 2019 - Curbed San Francisco

Bike and Scooter SHare

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.

January 14, 2019 - Pew Research Center

Famous Mexico City traffic

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.

January 12, 2019 - Forbes

110-10 Interchange

Transportation 2019—Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Some thoughts on what we might have learned in 2018 and what it might mean going forward.

January 3, 2019 - Steven Polzin

Washington DC Metro

No Consensus on How to Address Declining D.C. Metro Ridership

A decrease in ridership is not disputed. However, ideas about the best solutions for turning things around abound.

October 8, 2018 - The Washington Post

Transportation Network Companies

Study Finds UberPOOL Adds to City Traffic by Competing with the Subway

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.

July 29, 2018 - The Washington Post

Citi Bike Rack

Lyft to Buy Motivate, One of America's Largest Bike Share Providers

Motivate operates Ford Gobike in the Bay Area, Citi Bike in New York and Divvy in Chicago among other bike share fleets.

June 4, 2018 - CNET

Intercity Bus

Flixbus Ready for Inter-City Service in the USA

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.

May 21, 2018 - Quartz

Uber Protest

Slowing Ride Hailing Growth in NYC

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.

May 7, 2018 - Next City

Chicago Winter

DUI Arrests in Chicago Continue to Decline. Did Ride Hailing Do That?

Some credit a drop in DUI arrests in the city of Chicago to drunks using ride hailing services.

April 26, 2018 - Streetsblog

Child in Car

Ride-Hailing Service, but for Kids

The launch of HopSkipDrive in Denver reflects a nationwide trend.

April 11, 2018 - The Denver Post

Chicago Snow and Winter

Surface Parking Lots Making Way for Higher Uses

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.

March 26, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

Traffic

Road Pricing Shouldn't Stop at Ride Hailing Services

Extra charges for Uber and Lyft rides isn't enough to decrease traffic and speed public transit Joe Cortright argues in City Observatory.

March 8, 2018 - City Observatory

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