San Francisco has issued subpoenas to Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc, claiming the ride-services firms fail to adequately serve poor neighborhoods and the disabled and their double-parked cars clog city traffic.
A passenger who took an Uber from Oakland to Moraga was sexually battered by her driver near the end of the ride, police said Tuesday.
An Uber executive obtained medical records of a woman who had been raped during an Uber ride in India, according to multiple sources.
A passenger in a Lyft vehicle was injured in an accident on March 1 and has since been unable to get a guarantee of medical coverage to see necessary chiropractors.
Two people who use wheelchairs have filed a lawsuit against Uber alleging that Uber has violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the California Disabled Persons Act and California’s unfair competition law.
Drivers say services like Uber and Lyft have created unfair competition, and they blame the city for not creating a level playing field.
At a raucous rally at City Hall Wednesday, owners of taxi medallions teed off on the mayor for allowing ride-hailing apps to take a huge bite out of the highly regulated cab industry.
Claiming that as many as 1,000 medallion owners are facing bankruptcy and foreclosure, individual taxi owners and their allies took to the steps of City Hall on Wednesday in a call for help from government officials.
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.