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How $1,000 per month Uber, Lyft bills are changing wealthy lifestyles

Crel Vogel sees various reasons for buyers at the high-rise condo project in the Kierland area straddling the Phoenix border with Scottsdale. One of them is actually wealthy buyers looking for homes closer in to reduce expensive Uber and Lyft bills.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Uber and Lyft are changing where rich people buy homes in New York City

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Luxury real estate broker Leonard Steinberg has sold over $3 billion wort.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018

Uber, Lyft granted permit to pick up passengers from Honolulu International Airport

Uber and Lyft have been granted a temporary three-month permit beginning Friday to pick up passengers from the Honolulu International Airport for a pilot program announced Thursday by the Hawaii Department of Transportation. The companies will pa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2017

This Y Combinator Grad Charges $12 a Month to Help Drivers Cheat on Uber and Earn More Cash

Every ridehail contractor wants to maximize earnings. This app helps drivers toggle between Uber and Lyft for less wasted time on the road, whether Uber likes it or not (it doesn't)......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 30th, 2017

8 Ways Uber"s New CEO Is Changing Its Image

The moves by Dara Khosrowshahi in his first month have been largely symbolic, but the right kind of symbolic......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 3rd, 2017

Judge clears way for Seattle Lyft, Uber drivers to unionize

For the second time this month, a federal judge has rejected a challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 25th, 2017

One Month Ago Uber Introduced Tipping. Here’s How Much Drivers Have Made

It looks like it will soon catch up with Lyft. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 22nd, 2017

Here are the industries being mangled by Uber and Lyft

Ride share companies – mostly Uber, but now also Lyft elbowing into the scene – are changing the way business travelers look at ground transportation. In .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 31st, 2017

This time Lyft, not Uber, is accused of wage theft

This has been a bad couple of weeks for relations between ride-hail companies and their drivers. Late last month Uber admitted that it had been underpaying New York City drivers for two and a half... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 2nd, 2017

Uber and Lyft score huge victory in Florida

Statewide rules for ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft are headed to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature after the Florida Senate approved the measure Wednesday. The Florida House of Representatives approved the bill earlier this month. “Today we .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2017

Uber’s New Car Device Aims to Help Passengers Find Their Drivers Faster

Uber's "Beacon" comes just a month after Lyft showed off its colorful "Amp" dashboard light. Uber’s latest creation isn’t a new delivery service or a new take on carpooling--it’s a hardware device. On Thursday, the ride-hailing gian.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 15th, 2016

Lyft Will Complete 17 Million U.S. Rides This Month

Twice as many as it did the same month last year Uber is growing--but so is U.S. rival Lyft. Lyft is on track to complete 17 million rides this month, twice the amount of rides it did last October, Lyft co-founder and president John Zimmer said on Tue.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 25th, 2016

Lyft is testing monthly passes that give carpool riders big discounts

LyftLyft is experimenting with monthly passes for US customers who use its carpool service, following in the footsteps of ride-hailing rival Uber. Lyft users in six major cities will be able to purchase a Lyft Line membership pass for the month of No.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 24th, 2016

Taxi owners worry Uber and Lyft will win lucrative government work

Taxi owners in New York are looking with trepidation at a pilot program that launched last month in Boston to give archrivals Uber and Lyft access to the lucrative, government-subsidized business of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 16th, 2016

Lyft is up sharply in NYC as e-hail services stomp taxis

It looks like 2017 was a very good year for Lyft in New York. But it was also pretty good for Uber. In fact, all e-hail companies saw double-digit growth, while taxis continued to suffer. Lyft,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 23rd, 2018

Judge says ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles operating in New York City

A judge gave the green light Thursday to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in vehicles driven for companies like Uber and Lyft in New York City......»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 23rd, 2018

Judge: Ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles in New York City

A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in ride-hailing vehicles in New York City......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Pass-Through Businesses Rethink Their Status in Wake of Tax Law

As business owners pore through the new tax law, many are asking themselves a fundamental question: Will changing how their company is structured cut their tax bills?.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 22nd, 2018

Should You Sell Your Car and Use a Ride-Sharing Service?

Would it be cheaper to sell your car and use a ride-sharing service like Uber or Lyft? Analysts at J.D. Power ran some numbers......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 22nd, 2018

Self-driving cars could slash Uber, Lyft prices by 50%, BP chief economist says

Fully autonomous cars are likely to hit the streets in the early 2020s and that will have a major, positive impact on ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, according to BP’s chief economist Spencer Dale. Costs could drop as much as 50%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 22nd, 2018

Philadelphia Parking Authority floats new method to fund its operations, city schools

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants legislators to toss out the existing system used to fund its taxi and limousine division and instead add a 50 cent surcharge to the cost paid by passengers of Uber, Lyft or taxi vehicles – a proposition th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2018