Ridesharing Apps

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.
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.
Sharing Economy

Transportation 'Supersharers' Are Also Supersavers

These individuals use an ecosystem of buses, trains, Uber, Lyft, bikesharing and Zipcar to get where they need to go.
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.
Sharing Economy

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.
Sharing Economy

Is the Sharing Economy High Over?

A slate of startup closures could signal that the hangover has finally arrived.
Sharing Economy

Carpooling Startup Tripda Runs Out of Gas, to Shut Down

The transportation technology company says that its 'operating costs became too high.'
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Decals and Lyft Mustaches Are Hot Items on eBay

One of the original pink fur Lyft mustaches sold for $80.
Sharing Economy

Why Uber Makes Us Uneasy

Violence and robberies occur in cabs, too, but the personal aspect of the sharing economy makes these occurrences even more unsettling when Uber drivers are involved.
Facebook

Facebook May Have a Ridesharing Service in the Works

A just-published patent outlines a system that would allow users to carpool to events.
Uber

Uber Could Bring You a Car Full of Puppies Next Week

Our tails are already wagging with excitement.
Legal

Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France

The ridesharing giant was found by a Paris court to havemade 'ambiguous' recommendations to its drivers.
Bankruptcy

San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's president blamed competition from ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, among other factors.
Sharing Economy

5 Reasons You Should Join the Sharing Economy Revolution

At least 17 startups in the sharing economy have valuations of a billion dollars or more, and the sector is poised for enormous growth.