Ride-Hailing

Using Data to Figure Out Where Transit Should Go

Fixed-route bus use, in particular, has seen steep declines in use while ride-sharing continues to grow in popularity, according to a new report.

Uber Drivers Are Getting Minimum-Wage Protection for the First Time

New York City's taxi commission voted for a pay floor for ride-hail drivers.

South Bend’s Mayor on What Local Governments Can Learn From Estonia

The Indiana city’s new mobility-as-a-service pilot is helping low-income shift workers commute for free.

D.C. Prepares to Launch Transportation as a Service

The city wants to boost for-hire vehicle occupancy rates, while also improving low-income residents’ access to transportation and reducing traffic congestion.

Survey Looks at How Much Uber Drivers Are Earning Per Hour

The findings include city-level figures that indicate drivers in some places are doing better than others.

One Step Closer to Rules That Will Reshape Uber and Lyft in N.Y.C.

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | State of emergency in Virginia … Airbnb’s San Diego signature effort … laid-off state workers sue Illinois … and a microclimate for ticks in Maine.

N.Y.C. Council Vote Looms on Capping Number of Uber and Lyft Vehicles

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Trump administration OKs Wisconsin governor’s plan … executive shakeup in Austin city manager’s office … and San Diego’s water billing audit.

Uber Has Terminated Its Self-driving Car Operators In Pittsburgh

Uber is replacing the job of autonomous vehicle operator with "mission specialists" who will provide more technical feedback to car developers.

Determining Once and for All How the ‘Gig Economy’ Impacts Transit

Cities like Sacramento are helping pilot a new measure of interaction between travel modes.

Public Transit Still Rules Rush Hour in Cities

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.

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Making New Mobility Services Adapt to Your City, Not the Other Way Around

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.”

Taxing the New Economy, Starting With Uber, Lyft

Ride-hailing services are among the new services to get taxed, as states seek to align old tax codes with a new economy.

Pittsburgh Mayor Has Harsh Words for Uber on Its ‘Moral Obligation’

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Distracted driving deaths in Colorado; Massachusetts city calls for Trump impeachment; and Florida governor’s prosecutorial intervention.

Closing the ‘Last Mile' Gap With Uber and Lyft Continues to Gain Steam

“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.

There Are Plenty of Ways to Develop a Municipal Transportation App

L.A.’s and Denver’s were spearheaded by mayors, but a powerful transit agency can just as easily bring key players into the fold.

Uber Joins New York City’s Fight Against Fatigued Driving

The car-booking company will abide by the Taxi & Limousines Commission’s revised rules on for-hire drivers’ shift lengths, once they’re solidified.

Did These States Help Stifle Innovation in 2015?

Vote for the best example of policymakers opposing technology in ITIF’s Luddite Award poll.

What State and Local Transportation Agencies Can Expect in 2016

Xerox’s parking and mobility vice president Matt Darst weighs in.