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Ride-Hailing Companies

April 15, 2020, 10am PDT
MoveLA's Denny Zane and Gloria Ohland assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public transit.
The Planning Report
March 17, 2020, 11am PDT
Ride-hailing companies are responding to the coronavirus pandemic with actions that can protect both drivers and riders.
Smart Cities Dive
March 5, 2020, 10am PST
The worst offenders of parking violations on the streets today aren't scooters—they're food delivery and ride-hailing drivers.
Cornell Chronicle
February 26, 2020, 5am PST
The reality of ride hailing has fallen well short of the wishful thinking about reduced congestion and reduced pollution that defined the early days of Uber and Lyft.
The Verge
January 26, 2020, 11am PST
After a brief appearance in 2012, ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft had yet to touch down in Vancouver, British Columbia. That changed on January 24.
Quartz
December 25, 2019, 1pm PST
The announcement finally severs the ties between the ride-hailing company and its founder and former CEO.
Uber Investor
Feature
December 16, 2019, 8am PST
A look back at the biggest stories and themes from the world of urban planning in the decade that was the 2010s.
James Brasuell
December 13, 2019, 5am PST
One person's ticket out of traffic and transit is another person's recurring headache.
New York Post
December 10, 2019, 7am PST
Waymo, like Google a company of Alphabet Inc., has been offering self-driving ride-hailing service to the public for a year, providing 100,000 rides in the Phoenix area in the process.
Smart Cities Dive
December 2, 2019, 11am PST
A new 57-cent tax will help fund affordable housing and a few transportation programs in Seattle.
The Seattle Times
November 22, 2019, 2pm PST
A news study raises questions about the public health effects of the widespread availability of a ride enabled by companies like Uber and Lyft—while it's easier to avoid drunk driving, it's also easier to drink.
The Economist
November 21, 2019, 8am PST
Uber wants to launch a program in the United States soon that would allow users to consent to an audio recording of their ride.
The Washington Post
November 11, 2019, 9am PST
Few planning projects in recent weeks have attracted such scrutiny as the LAX-It ride-hailing pickup area at Los Angeles International Airport.
Los Angeles Times
November 6, 2019, 8am PST
A new report looks at how the increase of ride-hailing in Chicago is affecting infrastructure and mobility.
Streetsblog Chicago
October 31, 2019, 8am PDT
The central terminal area at Los Angeles International Airport experienced a sudden onset of calm this Tuesday—the nearby LAX-it waiting area for ride-hailing pick-ups and drop-offs, not so much.
Los Angeles Times
October 26, 2019, 7am PDT
A new book traces the path of the influential mobility company from its earliest days and through its many organizational and leadership ups and downs.
CityLab
October 11, 2019, 12pm PDT
Similar to microtransit on demand programs in other cities, Los Angeles' ongoing experiment is proving to be very expensive (for the public) for the benefit of very few riders.
Streetsblog LA
October 7, 2019, 10am PDT
Automobile traffic to LAX has increased by half in the last decade, and congestion has passed a tipping point.
Los Angeles Times
October 6, 2019, 1pm PDT
Anyone with the Uber app, proximity to Lower Manhattan, and cash to spare can take a helicopter ride to JFK.
Reuters
September 19, 2019, 8am PDT
Seattle would join cities like New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. in taxing rides with companies like Uber and Lyft. Seattle would use some of that revenue to fund affordable housing projects.
Crosscut