Transportation Network Companies

4 days ago
In cities around the country, Lyft is launching green, multimodal initiatives aimed at providing "all of the above" transportation options.
The Planning Report
September 24, 2018, 9am PDT
New research finds that, done right, working with ride-hailing companies can save public agencies money.
Metro Magazine
September 20, 2018, 12pm PDT
On the second day of the Global Climate Action Summit, co-host Gov. Jerry Brown signed 16 bills onboard a new plug-in hybrid electric ferry in San Francisco Bay to spur sales of zero-emission vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Sacramento Bee
August 25, 2018, 11am PDT
Even after factoring in insurance, parking, depreciation, fuel, repair, maintenance and licensing, urban dwellers would pay half the costs to travel, on average, nearly 11,000 miles annually in their own new car rather than relying on ride-hailing.
Smart Cities Dive
August 25, 2018, 7am PDT
The Waave app provides some of the functionality of ride-hailing apps to taxi drivers. The app is the result of a New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission pilot program.
Crain's New York Business
August 23, 2018, 10am PDT
An exemption to an existing law was removed Monday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that affords tenants in rent-controlled buildings the same right to request electric vehicle charging capability as renters in unregulated apartments.
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. (California)
August 21, 2018, 7am PDT
After New York City approved a similar law earlier in Agust, two Chicago alderman have proposed a law that would limit the number of vehicles operating for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft.
Chicago Tribune
August 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
A first attempt at quantifying the travel of ride-hailing vehicles at the local level finds companies like Lyft and Uber with a massive footprint.
The Seattle Times
August 17, 2018, 7am PDT
A shared post by Regina Clewlow, CEO and founder of Populus.
Populus on Medium
August 13, 2018, 8am PDT
Essentially, Uber and Lyft chose a tax on rides instead of a gross-receipts tax.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 7, 2018, 8am PDT
A system in disrepair is losing riders when it could use the fare box revenue the most.
The New York Times
August 7, 2018, 5am PDT
Uber (and Lyft, of course) drivers and taxi drivers hope a cap on the number of ride-hailing vehicles would improve wages and reduce congestion.
The New York Times
August 1, 2018, 10am PDT
The transportation network company Lyft is pushing residents in the city of Chicago to experiment with a carless lifestyle.
The Verge
July 30, 2018, 8am PDT
To support the taxi industry and reduce congestion, the New York City Council could cap the number of ride-hailing vehicles operating in the city. The cap could be a first major step toward a new era of transportation regulation.
The New York Times
July 29, 2018, 9am PDT
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.
The Washington Post
July 21, 2018, 11am PDT
The transportation network company is integrating new mobility options to help fill the first-last mile gap in cities.
Medium
July 11, 2018, 9am PDT
The fast-rising scooter companies recently hauled in big investment dollars. Lime's investment comes by way of Uber.
CNN Tech
July 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
Austin is one of the first cities where users can use Uber's new bike share system, after the transportation network company branched out earlier this year.
KXAN
June 29, 2018, 2pm PDT
London gave Uber a more than a slap on the wrist for the company's lack of concern about public safety. Uber demonstrated sufficient contrition to get back in the large, influential city's good graces.
BBC News
June 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
Driving an electric ride-hailing vehicle may be good for the planet but costly for the driver who may have to limit the distance of rides and search for fast-chargers. Uber is trying to help out.
San Francisco Chronicle