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  1. Berry mian

    Agree or disagree ??

    So as a Uber or Lyft drivers I think we need those changes Atlest I don’t care if we are not employe 1) mile rate should be $1.75 after Uber percentage 2) time rate should be $ 0.25 per mint after Uber take out 3) any trip over 15 miles. After 15 miles it should be times two automaticity...
  2. BOUNTE

    Drivers: Earn Extra Money Using BOUNTE, a New Lost and Found App

    People lose stuff all the time! Bags, jewelry, wallets, laptops. They post these lost items on the BOUNTE app and offer a reward. So how do you make extra money? Download BOUNTE in the app stores FOR FREE and it will notify you the second someone loses something within a mile of your current...
  3. DrinkSoda

    Chicago tax $ at work

    Recently got back into town and get seated at a restaurant for a bite to eat. Get a street view. After my order is taken a streets & san tow truck slowly pulls up. Car had 3 tickets and was parked in the metered area. My server tells me the car had been parked outside not moved since...
  4. Halfmybrain

    Skyline!

    Sometimes I want to ask out of town passengers to come up front to see the great view of the most magnificent skyline. For me this is often coming from the north side and the Westin wall is the least interesting of the approaches. (I always watch for the ascending vapor in winter months.) I...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Moron robs person at gunpoint and uses stolen phone to order UberEats

    This is some level of stupid https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/uber-eats-app-stolen-phone-armed-robbery/amp/ A man was denied bail Saturday after he allegedly robbed someone at gunpoint and then used the stolen phone to deliver food to himself—thereby alerting authorities to his location...
  6. L

    Flex full time??

    New here. Is there anyone who is able to deliver for Amazon Flex full time in the Chicago-Lisle area? Is it possible??
  7. BurgerTiime

    3,480 Chicago taxis are in foreclosure and ride share drivers are not much better

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-chicago-taxi-ride-share-drivers-limit-20181030-story,amp.html Drivers representing Chicago Rideshare Advocates and Cab Drivers United plan to rally at City Hall on Wednesday morning, calling for regulations similar to those recently enacted in New...
  8. pizza guy

    Update on the senseless murder of a Driver

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-uber-driver-killed-teen-girl-charged-juvenile-detention-20181023-story.html
  9. UberPug

    In-App messaging HELP

    Ok, this is a little humorous but can turn in2 n trying to avoid a black satire situation! So, b4 I pick up some1 (only) from a busy place - I usually text my eta n describe my car. W/ a recent pickup, I had my voice to text on (always hands-free lol) n unfortunately my satellite radio was...
  10. Halfmybrain

    Chicago brainiacs

    There is a lot of intention behind city planning. Knowing the rules and constants helps me as a driver. Here's one just out of curiosity. Why are streets on the south side generally referred to by number (72nd Street, 72nd Place), while on the north side, chiefly by name (Touhy Ave, Chase Ave)?
  11. pizza guy

    LSD speeding tickets

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-biz-lake-shore-drive-speeding-20180822-story.html Looks like they are targeting only the fastest and most dangerous drivers, but still amazing how many there are.
  12. Dan Ryan

    New Pay Period: Why?

    It appears as if Uber has shifted the pay period. The pay period now ends on Tuesday at Noon. The pay shows up in our accounts that Tuesday night -- heading into early Wednesday morning. I did get an in-app message alerting me of the switch. But, was a bit confused about how this new set-up...
  13. B

    Driving in Chicago

    I live in Valparaiso, but work in Chicago. I want to drive in Chicago, but Uber tells me I can only register in one city. So if I change my city to Chicago, does that mean I can’t drive in Indiana anymore?
  14. B

    Driving in Chicago

    Can someone please help me out.....I live in Valparaiso but as most of you know there aren’t very many opportunities there. I want to drive in Chicago as this is where I also work. Uber tells me that I have to switch my city and I can only register in one city. So if I change my city to Chicago...
  15. pizza guy

    Did things improve this week?

    Has anybody else noticed a significant improvement this past week? Out here in the suburbs Uber was pretty pathetic all summer but I think things are finally back to somewhat normal with kids back in school, college students back, and more business travelers on the road.
  16. Prius13

    Should Chicago follow NYC?

    Cap on new ants.. And minimum wage for ants.. Should be good for all rideshare drivers. https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/new-york-city-puts-the-brakes-on-uber-lyft Ugh...this is dupe.. https://uberpeople.net/threads/bust-a-cap-in-yo.276800/
  17. pizza guy

    Waze vs Google Maps

    I know this has been periodically mentioned in other threads but wanted something to really help evaluate what works best in different situations. I finally downloaded Waze in March and since then have been comparing them head to head since. I use Google for Uber but do a lot of driving for my...
  18. pizza guy

    If anyone can pull this off it's Musk

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-met-ohare-high-speed-transit-elon-musk-boring-company-20180613-story.html
  19. MAB

    Arrested for Domestic Battery Charges were dropped. WIll uber fire me?

    Hello Fellow drivers, I DRIVE IN CHICAGO, IL. I have been a driver for 5 months now, with over 375 rides, 4.9 ratings. I have been driving uber since Dec 2017, which is when my first background check was run and I passed. In February of 2018, my annual check was ran and passed...
  20. BurgerTiime

    Go-Fund-Me started for woman killed in crash; her Lyft driver charged with DUI

    A Lyft driver and a second motorist are charged with DUIs in a June 8 head-on crash that left a 23-year-old woman dead. https://mp/s/patch.com/illinois/bucktown-wickerpark/amp/27618226/lyft-driver-charged-other-motorist-logan-square-crash CHICAGO, IL — Two people, including a Lyft driver...
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