Uber & Lyft

The Death of the Taxi Driver (Profession)

There’s no doubt rideshare companies -- Uber, Lyft, and the like -- are impacting traditional taxi and car service companies. Even though the taxi industry brings...

Uber’s Latest: Should Driverless Cars Require Voter Approval?

Driverless vehicle technology isn’t ready for the mainstream public, but it’s getting there: automakers and technology giants across the world have plans for autonomous...
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Driverless Ubers: Pros & Cons

Today, many experts within the automobile and technology industries see autonomous vehicles as a matter of “when,” not “if.” And instead of focusing on...
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Austin Police Crack Down on Ride-sharing Rules

Since the swift exodus of Uber and Lyft from Austin on May 9 over regulation disagreements (specifically a new fingerprinting-based background check requirement for...
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The Ultimate Guide to Austin’s Uber & Lyft Alternatives

In May 2017 residents of Austin, TX voted to uphold legislation passed by the Austin City Council which required a gradual strengthening of ride-sharing...
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Have Uber and Lyft’s Departures Doomed Austin’s Tech Future?

Editorial by Alyssa Connolly, The Zebra What’s Happening with Uber and Lyft in Austin? On May 7, Austinites collectively voted against Prop 1, a set of...

Why a Man Started a Ride-sharing Company Just for Women

This week, a ride-sharing service primarily for and by women will launch in Boston. Chariot for Women was founded by ex-Uber driver, 41-year-old Michael...
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Ride-sharing vs. Ride-hailing: What’s the Difference?

In the last seven years, Uber and others of its breed have not only ushered in new and innovative modes of transportation, but new...
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