Transportation Network Companies

August 3, 2017, 1pm PDT
Amtrak is partnering with Lyft to offer train passengers a discounted option for first and last mile needs. New Lyft riders qualify for a $5 savings on each of their first four rides.
The Verge
July 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Philadelphia is one of many American cities suddenly beset with declining bus ridership numbers, likely in part as a result of the popularity of transportation network companies.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 11, 2017, 6am PDT
Accessibility remains a hot-button issue for transportation network companies, and the city of New York is now moving forward with a proposal that would not intact the chosen policies if companies like Uber were deciding.
Politico New York
July 3, 2017, 7am PDT
London's draft Mayor's Transport Strategy (MTS) is available for public review. Mayor Sadiq Khan says transportation is "at the heart" of his vision for a city for all Londoners.
Smart Cities Dive
June 1, 2017, 7am PDT
Public transit is evolving to keep up with the conveniences offered by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. The question is whether it will work for the long haul.
KXAN
May 30, 2017, 10am PDT
A new Texas state law that regulates transportation network companies also overrides more restrictive local regulations, like Austin's requirement for fingerprinting drivers. Austin voters supported the tighter regulations at the ballot box last May.
The Texas Tribune
May 18, 2017, 5am PDT
Uber recently announced a feature that could appease transit advocates concerned about the encroachment of transportation network companies on transit ridership.
The Verge
March 31, 2017, 7am PDT
The findings of a recent study reveals the effects of transportation network companies to be the enemy of all forms of alternative transportation—far from the urban savior some hope they'll be.
Streetsblog Denver
March 20, 2017, 2pm PDT
What happens when SXSW stops being polite, and starts getting real?
Next City
February 24, 2017, 12pm PST
Lyft is looking to take advantage of the recent scandals dogging Uber by expanding to 54 new cities.
CNN
February 10, 2017, 1pm PST
Uber kicks off its 'Year of the Driver' by suing the city of Seattle for allowing its drivers to unionize.
The Verge
January 26, 2017, 8am PST
In San Francisco, many who drive for Uber sleep in parking lots and live elsewhere to avoid sky-high rents.
Bloomberg Business
Blog post
January 23, 2017, 5am PST
There are still a lot of unanswered questions about the effect transportation network companies like Uber will have on mobility. Are we asking the right ones?
Steven Polzin
January 19, 2017, 12pm PST
New "Data Sharing Principles," by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), provide guidance for municipalities hoping to make use of new data sharing opportunities.
National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
January 12, 2017, 5am PST
Uber is offering a peak at its data in the hopes of contributing to a more informed transportation planning process.
CityLab
January 9, 2017, 10am PST
A new study predicts the congestion relief benefits of carpooling services offered by Transportation Network Companies. A skeptical audience replies.
San Jose Mercury News
December 27, 2016, 7am PST
It's no longer just transit agencies that are trying to meet the first mile-last mile challenge—auto companies have also jumped in by offering "mobility services." And it's more profitable than selling cars!
The New York Times
December 21, 2016, 5am PST
The future of transportation network companies is far from settled. While influential in the popular consciousness, companies like Uber haven't figured out how to make money.
Bloomberg Technology
December 11, 2016, 11am PST
Uber and D.C. Metro are partnering in new ways as the transit agency deals with fallout from its SafeTrack repair program.
WAMU
November 24, 2016, 11am PST
Waiting for transportation network companies to change development? The future is already here.
The Wall Street Journal