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September 2, 2019, 11am PDT
Since its founding a decade ago, Uber has reshaped the world through a trajectory of highs and lows.
The New York Times
August 16, 2019, 6am PDT
Companies are looking to generate profits, but customers have come to expect low-cost, subsidized travel and raising prices will prove challenging.
Time
August 14, 2019, 11am PDT
The company hopes that a broader service area and discounted rides will help people better access transit services.
Chicago Tribune
July 29, 2019, 6am PDT
Uber is selling a package that includes its delivery service, bikes, scooters, and a discount on ride hailing for one price.
TechCrunch
July 25, 2019, 7am PDT
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.
The Denver Post
July 16, 2019, 8am PDT
Denver travelers can now access transit schedules and purchase tickets through the Uber app. Uber says increased ticket sales show that integrating rideshare and transit makes sense.
The Denver Post
June 23, 2019, 7am PDT
A state bill would force gig companies to treat workers fairly and would stanch the flow of subsidies that keep customer costs artificially low.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 29, 2019, 6am PDT
The goal of transportation networks should be to provide integrated and efficient services, which requires looking beyond particular modes.
Governing
October 11, 2018, 8am PDT
Anthony Foxx, former Secretary of Transportation under President Obama, has accepted a job at Lyft. In a post, he discusses why.
Medium
May 4, 2018, 12pm PDT
Sacramento Regional Transit's SmaRT Ride service is an on-demand public option to compete with Uber and Lyft.
The Sacramento Bee
March 25, 2018, 11am PDT
In the wake of a high-profile (and fatal) accident involving an autonomous Uber car, the safety debate is trending. But the broader economic picture still points to a future of shared driverless rides.
The Economist
November 11, 2017, 9am PST
The ride-sharing company produces a terrific illustration of how bad Bangkok traffic can be, but not how Uber would help.
Streetsblog USA
April 30, 2017, 9am PDT
Zak Accuardi argues that while mobility services can enhance transit, only walkability can solve the "first and last mile" problem.
TransitCenter
March 30, 2017, 10am PDT
In short, transit wasn't really there. When transportation network services went down, people felt stranded. Transit friendliness can go a long way.
Medium
March 24, 2017, 8am PDT
In medium-sized cities and suburban areas, it's simply easier to drive your own car in most cases. But shared rides might still have a chance to catch on.
Mobility Lab
December 6, 2016, 5am PST
As autonomous vehicles prepare to disrupt transportation systems, Ford Motors President & CEO Mark Fields, L.A Chief Sustainability Officer Matt Petersen, and rideshare company Chariot co-founder Ali Vahabzadeh opine on tomorrow's mobility ecosystem.
The Planning Report
December 1, 2016, 11am PST
The companies' agreement with Governor Charlie Baker's administration requires a state-run check in addition to the usual check through an independent contractor. Fingerprinting, however, will not be required.
The Boston Globe
October 19, 2016, 10am PDT
The train ride from Summit, New Jersey to Penn Station takes 45 minutes. The real problem: getting to the train. By subsidizing Uber rides to and from the local station, the town hopes to avoid building another expensive parking lot.
BuzzFeed News
September 7, 2016, 8am PDT
The service would operate through Waze, and take a different approach than Uber or Lyft.
Ars Technica
June 22, 2016, 12pm PDT
Hate it or love it, Uber has changed the transportation game across this country. To boost ridership and change its public image, transit should consider taking some cues from the rideshare giant.
Market Urbanism