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  1. Kurt Halfyard

    Calgary (Canada) Data: 600x Higher Chance of Injury of eScooter vs. Public Transit

    Ouch. https://mobilesyrup.com/2019/10/09/calgary-data-e-scooters-injury-rate-600-times-taking-bus/
  2. Kurt Halfyard

    VanCity Subform

    For any Vancouver folks using the Seattle Forum. Please note that due to ride-hail finally coming to Canada's Third Largest Metropolitan Area, and There is now a Vancouver City forum to start populating. https://uberpeople.net/forums/Vancouver/
  3. Gone_in_60_seconds

    Gas Stations running out of gas

    I have been noticing the big chains of gas stations Petro Canada and Esso, had been running out of gasoline in Mississauga, in the evenings. This is related to the storm on Monday. Has anyone else seen this. Saw many stations without gas on Wednesday and Friday this week.
  4. BurgerTiime

    Uber is not a “technology company” they’re a “marketing and support services” firm!

    Full: https://www.business.financialpost.com/transportation/autos/we-dont-do-rides-our-drivers-do-uber-says-in-canadian-tax-case/amp First Uber wasn’t a “taxi firm” then not a “Transportation company”, then def not a “service that’s provides rides through an app that connects two people” and...
  5. Kurt Halfyard

    Please Help Get Us Noticed!

    A number of Toronto Drivers have been deactivated due to some sort of LYFT software glitch. These are the founding drivers as LYFT expanded into their first international market, the ones that lasted a year and are very much the more high rated and enthusiastic drivers to be in the 4% of...
  6. BurgerTiime

    The Ottawa Senators were secretly recorded in an Uber. They ripped their own team

    https://russianmachineneverbreaks.com/2018/11/05/the-ottawa-senators-were-secretly-recorded-in-an-uber-they-ripped-their-own-team/ The Ottawa Senators have had a tumultuous year. From owner Eugene Melnyk holding Mark Borowiekci hostage in a video, to the Karlsson family filing an order of...
  7. Kurt Halfyard

    Is This How To Handle A Lost Cell Phone?

    This article is intended for discussion on the minutiae of a situation that is bound to happen (often) to any regular Uber/Lyft Driver. While it happened in Toronto, Canada, it's a pretty universal experience in any market, and this particular instance has been elaborated in full detail to...
  8. Kurt Halfyard

    This is How An Electric Vehicle Can Work For RideShare

    PAX: "Is this an EV?" Me: "Well, it is, until it isn't." This is the beginning of a conversation that I have at least 10 times a week with riders on LYFT. I certainly do not mind this conversation, as I started doing this side-hustle to maximize the utility of a depreciating asset (my car)...
  9. D

    odd information in pax app

    I picked up a pax today and he commented that his Uber app had just displayed a message saying "Your driver is from Canada". He then showed me his app display and sure enough it did say "Your driver is from Canada". I was wondering how Uber came by this information. I did, indeed, spend much...
  10. Uberingen

    Be nice to the people who find your wallet...

    I picked up a 20+ girl and we had a nice chat throughout the way, said she was going to become a veterinarian, how it was great to be helping them, etc etc. She was working part time at a book store too. So an educated, book loving, kind Canadian, eh? I dropped her off at her location then...
  11. _SEAM_

    Greyhound Fingers Ridesharing as a Factor in its Demise in Western Canada

    Greyhound Fingers Ridesharing as a FActor in its Demise in Western Canada From: Global News | Author: Jesse Ferreras July 9: Greyhound announced that it will be ceasing operations in Western Canada. As Aaron McArthur reports, the company is blaming declines in ridership Ridesharing hasn't just...
  12. T

    Ridesharing more than 20 hours as international student in Toronto?

    Hello everyone! I am an international student in Toronto and I've worked with Uber about a month at this time. Last week I started to drive for Lyft as well. I realized, that I am driving about 30 hours per week (sometimes less, sometimes more), as I do not have study right now and I use most of...
  13. L

    Lyft/Uber Ottawa, ON CAD, Driver Fare Breakdown

    I currently live and drive Uber/Lyft in DFW, TX, but will be relocating to Ottawa this summer. Does anyone drive for one or both of Uber/Lyft? What is the breakdown of the fare the driver gets? Do any of you make this your primary job? What type of income do you get in an average day after...
  14. L

    Ottawa, ON, CAD Lyft/Uber Driver Fare Breakdown

    I currently live and drive Uber/Lyft in DFW, TX, but will be relocating to Ottawa this summer. Does anyone drive for one or both of Uber/Lyft? What is the breakdown of the fare the driver gets? Do any of you make this your primary job? What type of involve do you get in an average day after...
  15. Victactoria

    Ubereats Income tax

    Hello lovelies, My husband has been doing Ubereats in Toronto (Ontario, Canada) I am going to be filing our taxes and I'm just trying to get things straight. He has not made 30K so he doesn't have an HST number but I'm curious if he needs to register for a business number? I'm using turbo tax...
  16. bigblue1ca

    Uber Canada's GM on company's plan to win back trust of drivers, riders and investors

    Talks a lot, says little. Uber Canada's GM on company's plan to win back trust of drivers, riders and investors GLOBE AND MAIL JOSH O’KANE PUBLISHED JANUARY 17, 2018 ... "Uber has said that 815,000 drivers and riders were affected in Canada by the 2016 data breach. Are you notifying these...
  17. M

    Time for Annual Background Check?

    Well it looks like I've been driving uber for about a year now since it is time to redo my background check. I submitted the background report to checkr last week. Couldn't seem to go online today as my account needed attention. I emailed uber and told them how upset I was. I couldn't really...
  18. BurgerTiime

    Lyft looking to expand into Canada!

    http://fortune.com/2017/09/14/lyft-canada-expansion/ Ride-sharing company Lyft has expanded its operations in the United States by more than 50% in the past eight months, taking advantage of problems at rival company Uber to capture new market share. Now, it appears Lyft is preparing to...
  19. Prius13

    Ants everywhere..

    Weekend trip at Niagara falls Can side... Looks saturated. Lolz.
  20. Maven

    Drop-Off and Pick-ups Outside New York State

    Anybody get a fare with a dropoff in Pennsylvania, Ontario (Canada), or elsewhere outside of New York State? Anybody try to pick-up in any of the above locations? A return fare before you re-entered New York State would be nice. If entering or leaving Canada, what special procedures, if any...
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