Ride Sharing

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
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
April 15, 2017, 5am PDT
The transportation network company is facing an ongoing legal battle over its drivers’ right to unionize in Seattle and an antitrust lawsuit in New York.
Pacific Standard
March 14, 2017, 6am PDT
Transportation network companies cannot duplicate transit service in outlying communities, argues Ryan Young.
The Daily Texan
December 28, 2016, 1pm PST
Cities using Uber to supplement or replace public transit may find their dependence on the service detrimental to their cities, when prices rise and alternatives aren't available.
December 14, 2016, 10am PST
A glimpse at Uber's financials show's that the car-hailing app's days of affordability may be shorter than some are expecting
Financial Times - Alphaville
October 7, 2016, 12pm PDT
Transit consultant Jarrett Walker argues that Uber's ads betray dark aspirations for the future of transit.
Human Transit
February 6, 2015, 5am PST
For people who'd rather own a smart phone than a set of wheels, new types of mobile tech are making it increasingly easy to get around cities. A recent report ranks the metro areas that are making best use of these technologies. On top: Austin, TX
Streetsblog USA
September 3, 2014, 9am PDT
With 80 percent of our passenger capacity empty, Jenny O'Brien discusses the potential of hitchhiking apps as a transportation solution in a recent TEDxKC talk.
July 10, 2012, 6am PDT
Ride share websites and mobile apps take the guesswork out of finding a ride and move social networking offline and onto the open road, fueling a revival of car-pooling, reports Mickey Meece.
The New York Times
June 11, 2009, 9am PDT
Robin Chase co-founded ZipCar in 2000. Now she's working on GoLoco, a ride sharing system based on the ZipCar platforms.
Urban Omnibus