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Riding while black is a disadvantage, a new study finds

Lewis Wallace Oct 31, 2016
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Riding while black is a disadvantage, a new study finds

Lewis Wallace Oct 31, 2016
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A study out today from researchers at MIT, Stanford and University of Washington tested hundreds of ride requests in Seattle and Boston and found black passengers at Uber and Lyft were more likely to be cancelled on, or experience long wait times. Racial bias among taxi drivers was the kind of behavior that ride-sharing services were supposed to disrupt. So what are the remedies? 

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