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San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses
Ride Sharing

San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses

Not only are these licenses not free, but you'll be charged for years you previously drove without one.
Would You Put Your Kid in a Car With a Stranger? This Startup Hopes So.
Performance Ignited

Would You Put Your Kid in a Car With a Stranger? This Startup Hopes So.

HopSkipDrive is the Uber for busy Southern California parents started by three moms.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Uber and Lyft Will Collaborate With Public Transportation So You Don't Have to Own a Car
Transportation

Uber and Lyft Will Collaborate With Public Transportation So You Don't Have to Own a Car

Ridesourcing companies are planning to be an extension of your local subway and bus route.
Catherine Clifford
Alcohol Drives Use of Uber and Lyft
Sharing Economy

Alcohol Drives Use of Uber and Lyft

Meanwhile, the ridesourcing technology platforms are the least used sort of shared mobility transportation on weekdays.
Catherine Clifford
Ridesharing Services Are Chipping Away at Mass Transit for Some Americans, But Safety Remains Big Concern (Infographic)
Infographics

Ridesharing Services Are Chipping Away at Mass Transit for Some Americans, But Safety Remains Big Concern (Infographic)

A national poll shows that most Americans would be in favor of fingerprint background checks for drivers.
Carly Okyle
The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China
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The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China

Its value is estimated to be almost $300 billion, according to data recently released by a government agency.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Decals and Lyft Mustaches Are Hot Items on eBay
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Uber Decals and Lyft Mustaches Are Hot Items on eBay

One of the original pink fur Lyft mustaches sold for $80.
Biz Carson
GM Buys Sidecar's Assets as It Preps Its Own Ride-Hailing Service
General Motors

GM Buys Sidecar's Assets as It Preps Its Own Ride-Hailing Service

Sidecar closed shop at the end of December after a multi-year fight to stay in the race against rivals Uber and Lyft and their ever-growing war chests and market shares.
Kia Kokalitcheva
The Sharing Economy Is More than a Buzzword. It's Changing How We Live.
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Is More than a Buzzword. It's Changing How We Live.

One in five adults have worked in the sharing economy, while two in five have used it, according to new report.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Competitor Sidecar Is Shutting Down
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Uber Competitor Sidecar Is Shutting Down

The ride-hailing and delivery company has long struggled to keep up with rival Uber and Lyft.
What's Cheaper in Your City: Cabs or Uber?
Ride Sharing

What's Cheaper in Your City: Cabs or Uber?

An analysis of ridesharing services and taxis tells how to get the most mileage for your money.
Uber Update to Make Finding a Ride Even Easier
Uber

Uber Update to Make Finding a Ride Even Easier

The company appears to be cooking up a new feature that could offer an even better experience for riders and drivers alike.
What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability
Sharing Economy

What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability

The independent status of those behind the wheel raises a sticky issue.
Nellie Akalp
Uber to Stop Using Unlicensed Cab Drivers in Germany Per Court Ruling
Uber

Uber to Stop Using Unlicensed Cab Drivers in Germany Per Court Ruling

The ride sharing service will also be lowering its fees.