New York City's taxi commission voted for a pay floor for ride-hail drivers.
The Indiana city’s new mobility-as-a-service pilot is helping low-income shift workers commute for free.
The city wants to boost for-hire vehicle occupancy rates, while also improving low-income residents’ access to transportation and reducing traffic congestion.
The findings include city-level figures that indicate drivers in some places are doing better than others.
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Uber is replacing the job of autonomous vehicle operator with "mission specialists" who will provide more technical feedback to car developers.
Cities like Sacramento are helping pilot a new measure of interaction between travel modes.
Any lawsuit that may come could set a precedent across all of California.
But that doesn't mean ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft don't play an important role in addressing local mobility challenges, according to a new report.
Seattle has rolled out a new mobility playbook “anchored on understanding that we need to welcome this technology because it makes it easier for everyone to travel.”
And they're reinventing the bus in the process.
The competitor is targeting residents of Arizona's largest city, where one of the ride-hailing giant's self-driving cars recently flipped.
Drivers in New York could reasonably expect another $4 to $6 an hour.
Ride-hailing services are among the new services to get taxed, as states seek to align old tax codes with a new economy.
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Pick a culprit: The rise of ride-hailing services, budget cuts, cheap oil, or bad service.
“We see it as building as many different modes to match the needs of our customers as possible,” according to the MBTA’s transportation innovation director.
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