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April 28, 2021, 12pm PDT
New research shows that ride sharing contributes to increased congestion and decreased transit ridership.
MIT News
March 24, 2021, 8am PDT
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?
Bloomberg CityLab
January 26, 2021, 9am PST
New research published in Transport Policy finds that ride-hailing companies increase vehicle miles traveled of users by 97 percent in Chicago, 114 percent in New York City, and 118 percent in San Francisco.
Streetsblog USA
December 31, 2020, 10am PST
A new law setting a minimum wage for Uber drivers takes effect in the New Year.
The Seattle Times
December 8, 2020, 7am PST
One of the highest-profile, and most legally fraught, efforts to beat the competition into the autonomous vehicles market is now defunct.
The New York Times
November 10, 2020, 12pm PST
After the most expensive initiative campaign in California history, California voters approved Proposition 22 by a wide margin. The consequences of the vote could go national.
The Washington Post
September 21, 2020, 6am PDT
The broader safety implications of the death of Elaine Hertzberg after being struck by an Uber autonomous vehicle in Tempe is still being litigated. Last week, the back-up driver of the vehicle was charged with negligent homicide.
NPR
September 16, 2020, 8am PDT
Many of the places in Chicago generating the most ride-hailing trips with services like Uber and Lyft are accessible by transit, according to new research.
Science Direct
August 24, 2020, 10am PDT
Uber and Lyft were set to cease operations in California, but an appeals court has granted them a reprieve and the controversy continues.
The New York Times
August 11, 2020, 6am PDT
While public transit tends to make the most headlines for coronavirus-damaged ridership numbers, ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft aren't exactly raking in new customers.
The Washington Post
June 26, 2020, 6am PDT
An exposé of the dramatic rise and fall of JUMP bikes under the ownership of Uber, in partnership with cities all over the United States.
Motherboard
June 7, 2020, 7am PDT
Mobility-as-a-service companies have disappeared when essential workers needed them most, falling short of their promoted role as gap fillers.
OneZero via Medium
May 7, 2020, 9am PDT
Uber and Airbnb both announced massive layoffs this week, after Lyft did the same last week, as the coronavirus pandemic took a toll on very contemporary corners of the economy.
The Washington Post
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
February 24, 2020, 8am PST
Uber’s "Make My Train" app feature lets riders better plan journeys across modes.
Smart Cities Dive
February 19, 2020, 12pm PST
Cities have transformed in profound ways, but more recent changes were the last part of a series of technology waves.
Governing
February 17, 2020, 9am PST
Los Angeles and Uber bike-share subsidiary Jump are in a protracted legal battle over the city's data sharing requirements.
Los Angeles Times
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
January 15, 2020, 12pm PST
Uber enters the safe streets advocacy fray by offering a new publicly available data tool and launching a coordinated advocacy campaign.
Uber Newsroom
January 9, 2020, 8am PST
On-demand technology has vastly transformed cities by changing everything from the way we shop and travel to how markets target and serve us.
CityLab