Ridesharing app Sidecar is now letting riders choose the sex of their driver as part of a new safety campaign intended to protect women passengers.
Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app’s recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations and its corporate culture.
The decision to suspend pickup privileges of two drivers involved in last month’s taxi demonstration that blocked airport traffic isn’t improving the moods of cabbies as a holiday truce takes effect.
On the heels of granting permits to Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, San Francisco International Airport officials announced today that Wingz, an airport-centered transportation network company, can now operate legally there as well.
A driver for the ridesharing service Uber has pleaded not guilty to charges he seriously injured a passenger by attacking him with a hammer earlier this week.
California regulators appear to have put the brakes on new carpooling services offered by rideshare firms such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar.
Drivers in the Bay Area, New York and other big cities say they are increasingly experiencing unwanted passengers climbing in the back seat of their cars.
Berlin taxi drivers were celebrating Thursday after authorities banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating in the city because of safety concerns.
Uber is in the hot seat after new data provided by Lyft shows Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 ride from Lyft in the last year.
Uber officials said Monday that one of their drivers who suffered a seizure and struck a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood on Saturday night will be removed from their app pending a medical review.