Along came Uber and today hailing a car with an app—and having the fare automatically charged to your credit card—is the new normal. The irony is that nobody trusts Uber—even though everyone uses it. That has made the $70 billion company surprisingly vulnerable.
A self-driving car was reportedly involved in an accident in Tempe, Arizona.
Uber President Jeff Jones is hitting the brakes at the ride-hailing business, leaving the company less than a year after he joined its ranks.
The city could save $9 million by scrapping substitute teachers in favor of online lessons, or $20 million by using green taxis instead of buses on some little-used routes.
City Council Bill Drafting Secrecy led by Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito Supports Discrimination against the Disabled and Immigrant Medallion Owners.
After coming under attack last summer from the ride-hailing app Uber, the de Blasio administration shelved a proposal to cap the number of Uber vehicles and undertook a study of the service’s effect on New York City traffic.
Police say an Uber driver in Delaware would drop off passengers at their destination and return to their homes to burglarize them.
Potentially setting a major precedent for ride-sharing regulation, New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission Thursday approved regulations requiring companies like Uber to report detailed data on rides in the city.
Today the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission voted in favor of fatigue rules that would track and monitor taxi drivers to prevent accidents because of driver fatigue. It did so in the face of an Uber counterattack that claimed the rule was a threat to their passengers’ privacy.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission should track e-hail rides the same way it does taxi trips. Op-Ed by Brad Gerstman, Spokesperson.