Non-violent convicts like prostitutes, thieves and fraudsters will be allowed to get behind the wheel of Uber cars in two more states under a new plan the company is rolling out.
The “Equity Report” is a blistering critique of the Transportation Networking Companies like Uber—criticizing them for their treatment of people with disabilities and their discrimination against communities of color.
In a move to better serve wheelchair users in the five boroughs, the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission has pitched a citywide-expansion of its accessible dispatch program.
Ride-sharing was hailed as the wave of the future, but as a recent study shows, it’s only the future for some.
Dustin Jones has been in a wheelchair since a surgical accident in 2011 — the same year e-hailing cab company Uber arrived in New York City.
New Yorkers for Equal Transportation Access, a coalition of taxi medallion owners and advocates for the disabled, joins with disability advocate Dustin Jones in calling on the city to hold an emergency hearing on the well-publicized reports about Uber’s rampant discrimination against-well, almost everyone.
The popular ride-sharing service Uber is being plagued by reports of fake drivers.