Ridesharing could cut 75 percent of traffic in Manhattan

Jan 6, 2017
If everyone shared we'd save a whole lot of gas without using much time.
Taxis sit in a flooded lot after Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey.
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For Hertz, disappointing results reflect challenging times

Nov 8, 2016
The rental car business is running on E.
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Riding while black is a disadvantage, a new study finds

Oct 31, 2016
Researchers tested hundreds of requests for ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft.

Uber and Lyft battle to attract new drivers

Sep 14, 2016
Signup bonuses and retention deals are part of the new rideshare package.
Uber has been trying to boost their profitability by cutting rates for drivers over the past three years, while also offering incentives to bring new people in on the front end.
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What's behind Uber's $1.2 billion loss

Aug 25, 2016
Lyft, China and driver subsidies are partly to blame.

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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Lyft and Uber say they’re leaving Austin

May 9, 2016
The ride-hailing companies lose on an expensive campaign to stop a safety measure. It's a fight they'll have to take up in other cities as well.
The Lyft mustache is used to identify the ride-hailing app's drivers. The company, along with rival Uber, said it is leaving Austin after failing to overturn the city's safety measure. 
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For public good, not for profit.

Austin votes on fingerprinting for rideshare drivers

May 5, 2016
The Texas city wants tougher background checks for ride share companies.
"For"' and "Against" Proposition 1 signs adorn Austin lawns. The issue will be decided on May 7.
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Local Money: Austin battles with Uber and Lyft

Feb 19, 2016
The city wants tighter rules for ride-sharing companies, like fingerprint checks.
Uber and Lyft say that their companies' safety regulations are just as good as the ones Austin wants to impose.
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