• Uber and Lyft Services Safe For Now, Judge Grants Emergency Stay

    Ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft are safe from services halting in California, at least for now. The companies have been granted a temporary reprieve delaying and order that would have forced them to reclassify drivers. On one end of the spectrum, Lyft and Uber drivers sharing their frustration, on the other end, taxi drivers tell […]

  • Uber is retooling its app for California drivers. Lyft isn’t

    In response to a new California law went that took effect at the start of this year and has the potential to upend numerous on-demand companies, Uber has pushed out changes for drivers in the state that would once have been unthinkable: capping service fees that go to Uber, boosting fare transparency and even testing the ability […]

  • Uber will start banning riders with low ratings

    Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly below average” ratings may lose access to Uber if they don’t heed the company’s advice on how to bring up their scores. The company did not […]

  • Uber Unveils New Safety Measures in Wake of College Student’s Murder

    Uber is rolling out new features it says will keep riders safe, and it unveiled the changes exclusively on TODAY Thursday. Tony West, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary at Uber, told NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk that the Uber app will now prominently display in-app safety notifications and will push out an […]

  • Ride-Share Drivers Launch 25-hour Strike

    Ride-sharing drivers in Southern California are staging a 25-hour strike Monday over pay cuts implemented by Uber. “These changes will make rates comparable to where they were in September, while giving drivers more control over how they earn by allowing them to build a model that fits their schedule best,” Uber said in a statement. […]

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