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Will drivers come back to Uber and Lyft?

Jun 1, 2021
Many ride-hailing drivers shifted to delivering food during the pandemic and aren't eager to return to transporting passengers.
Ride-hailing companies are offering new incentives to attract drivers.
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Uber and Lyft dole out cash to get drivers back on the road

Apr 8, 2021
Ride-hail companies are trying to bounce back from their current driver shortage. Many drivers think it's safer to deliver food than drive people.
Many gig workers, Uber and Lyft drivers included, still fear for their health as they drive passengers around.
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NYC guarantees minimum wage for ride-share drivers

Dec 6, 2018
The New York City Council voted in August to give the Taxi and Limousine Commission the authority to determine a minimum wage for contract drivers for Uber and Lyft. The commission set the rate this week at $17.22 an hour, plus expenses for things like taxes and car maintenance. A statement from Uber said the […]
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Why a trucker shortage really, really matters

Jun 15, 2018
The U.S. is facing a national trucker shortage. With the economy in an upswing, there’s more of a demand for goods than there are people to transport them. As carriers try to attract drivers with perks and pay raises, companies that rely on shipping say an unexpected rise in shipping costs has forced them to […]

Full interview: Lyft president on driverless cars, background checks

May 18, 2016
Lyft's John Zimmer has a vision for the future.
Lyft President John Zimmer
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Uber settlement brings mixed emotions

Apr 22, 2016
Uber is paying up to $100 million to settle class-action lawsuits.
Uber will no longer be able to cut off a driver’s right to work.
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The race to connect old cars to the Internet

Jul 9, 2015
Apps for your car can calculate mileage, or monitor your teen's driving.

My First Job: Wienermobile Driver

May 13, 2015
"I would even have people come up to me and ask me for my autograph."