Ridesharing

An Uber car.

New York City Cabbies Seek Cap On Uber Cars In Big Apple

While San Francisco-based Uber has experienced major growth in a few short years, New York City’s taxi industry is looking to impose a cap on how many cars can belong to the ridesharing service in the Big Apple.

03/20/2015

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More Uber Cars On New York City Streets Than Traditional Taxicabs

In a span of less than four years, San Francisco-based Uber has grown from a ridesharing startup to overtake the streets of New York City.

03/18/2015

Flywheel Cab. (CBS)

San Francisco’s DeSoto Cab Company Ditches Longtime Name For Flywheel App

A San Francisco taxi company is ditching its 82-year-old brand and renaming itself after a smartphone app in the latest sign of how mobile technology is changing the way people get a ride.

02/18/2015

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Uber’s Chief Strategist Says Ride-Sharing Services Are Reducing Drunk Driving

San Francisco-based Uber is showing off its altruistic side by pushing its ride-sharing service as an antidote to drunk driving in time for Super Bowl Sunday.

01/27/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Study Finds Their Drivers Earning More Than Cabbies, Staggering Growth

Uber has released internal data claiming drivers in many of its large markets, including San Francisco, are earning more than professional taxi drivers and chauffeurs. The data also revealed who is driving for the ridesharing giant.

01/22/2015

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Sidecar Will Let You Request A Woman Driver If It Makes You Feel Safer

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.

12/17/2014

Uber Ridesharing App

San Francisco Uber Driver Attacked By Passenger, Suspect Under Arrest

An Uber driver suffered facial injuries when a passenger assaulted him as he drove through San Francisco early Sunday morning, police said Friday.

11/28/2014

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Wingz Joins List Of Ridesharing Companies Permitted To Operate At SFO

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.

11/13/2014

An Uber passenger (L) demonstrates to KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez how she claims the driver pulled her out of his car. (CBS)

Driver Disputes Passenger Version Of San Francisco Uber Ride Gone Wrong; ‘I Did Not Touch That Woman’

A San Francisco Uber driver has disputed a passenger’s claim that he forcibly removed her from his car and smashed her smartphone when she tried to record the alleged incident.

10/21/2014

Uber Ridesharing App

Uber, Lyft Receive Failing Grades From Better Business Bureau

As ridesharing services continue to grow in popularity, the San Francisco Better Business Bureau has given failing grades to Uber and Lyft.

10/09/2014

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