Forget something? Uber now charging customers to return lost items
Keys? Wallet? Phone? Those are among the top most commonly forgotten items in Ubers and Uber Car, according to The Uber Lost & Found Index. The next time you take an Uber Car, you may want to make sure you have all your belongings and don’t leave any behind, because now you’ll have to pay a price. Uber Car will soon be charging you $15 to return the items you left behind. Under the policy, a rider would enter a phone number they would want to be contacted at in the Uber app.
How to Improve Your Uber Passenger Rating, According to Drivers and Five-Star Customers
We’ve all had that Uber and Uber Car Leases driver. The lady that had you clinging for dear life as she barreled through your neighborhood at 75 mph. Or the dude who refuses to give up his collection of petrified French Fries preserved in the back seat where you're sitting. There are some heinous drivers out there, and their driver ratings usually reflect that. But passengers can be just as atrocious as the drivers they hire. And just as Uber Car Leases drivers have a rating,
Uber, Lyft Take Down Not Just Cab Drivers, but Also Lenders
NEW YORK (AP) - Ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Uber Car Leases and Lyft have been so disruptive to New York City’s taxi industry, they are causing lenders to fail. Three New York-based credit unions that specialized in loaning money against taxi cab medallions, the hard-to-get licenses that allow the city’s traditional cab fleet to operate, have been placed into conservatorship as the value of those medallions has plummeted. Just three years ago, cab owners and investors
Uber or Lyft - Where Can You Make More Money?
PHOENIX - A lot of people are choosing to pick up their keys and drive for a ride-sharing company to make a little extra money on the side. But which one should you choose: Uber or Lyft? Many drivers like to work for both, but a national study broke down the average wages and benefits for each company and revealed Uber may have a slight edge over Lyft. "Average trip will be like 10 to 20 bucks," said Lyft driver Dustin Jackson. Uber is available in more cities and Lyft offers
SF’s traffic planners weren’t expecting rise of Uber, Lyft
Hard to believe, but San Francisco’s transit wonks were caught completely off guard by the ride-hailing revolution that now floods the city with thousands of cars daily. Inside Uber's San Francisco Office In fact, when the city was drawing up its transportation “Major Strategic Plan” back in 2012, planners thought “ride shares” meant car pooling. So as the Municipal Transportation Agency drew up a blueprint for more bus- and bike-only lanes — and less space for cars — it was
What's next for Uber?
Travis Kalanick's "spectacular flameout is one for the ages," said Adam Lashinsky at Fortune. The CEO and co-founder of Uber and Uber Car Leases unexpectedly stepped down last month, after the ride-hailing giant's biggest investors confronted him with a list of demands that included his immediate resignation. In just eight years, Kalanick built Uber and Uber Car Leases into an industry-defining company worth nearly $70 billion, but his stubborn disregard for ordinary business