NEWS CLIPS

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017

Can Uber become a 'just' workplace? CEO Travis Kalanick lays out the plan

Mashable

Kalanick said that the workplace at Uber has that standing up to a bull ... He also apparently doesn't like The New York Times, as he makes a few jabs ...

 

Moms find flexible work opportunities with female-focused ride share serviceSafr

Metro US

"My [oldest] daughter, she's a college student, had heard about a rideshare service for women and said, 'Mom, you should apply for that,'" Loria said.

 

MADD And Uber Team Up To Combat Drunk Driving On Long Island

Long Island Weekly News

"Ridesharing technology can help do exactly that. I will work to ensure that Long Island residents have a reliable transportation option so they no ...

 

Lyft Hangs Back From IPO, Despite Strong Markets

Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)

The appetite for initial public offerings may be as strong as it's ever been, but Lyft Inc. isn't exactly racing towards a public filing. "We will go public ...

 

Lyft Might Be Losing the Ride-Sharing Battle in NYC...and Not Just to Uber

Barron's

Gett and Juno had a combined 18,000 cars on the road in New York City as of February 2017, according to a NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission ...

 

Uber raises rates in 8 states, including Pa., to fund injury protection insurance for drivers

PennLive.com

Beginning Tuesday, Uber will raise rates in eight states in an effort to have customers pay the cost of a pilot program to provide drivers with injury ...

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017

New study suggests Uber overcharges passengers

Financial Times

It appears that Uber may be systematically overcharging passengers in New York compared to the driver's metered fare, according to data from 165 ...

 

NYS Senators Say Ride-Sharing Law Loophole Must Be Closed

WAMC

Two New York state senators have introduced legislation to fix what they say is a dangerous loophole in recently approved ride-sharing services for ...

 

New York Credit Unions Appeal Taxi Medallion Ruling

Credit Union Times

Uber, Lyft, Gett and other mobile app ridesharing services, however, ... Suit claims the city and taxi commission gave disparate regulatory treatment to ...

 

As Uber Probes Sexual Harassment at Its Offices, It Overlooks Hundreds of Thousands of Female ...

The Intercept

"Because of how those ratings work, there's an overall sense of fear among drivers that they could lose their jobs," said Bhairavi Desai, executive ...

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