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  1. BurgerTiime

    Man thought stranger’s car was his Lyft; now he’s hospitalized with brain injury

    http://www.newschannel10.com/2018/09/29/man-thought-strangers-car-was-his-lyft-now-hes-hospitalized-with-brain-injury/ She’s concerned about the quality of life her husband will have after he leaves the hospital RNN) - Christopher Matthews has been in an Oakland, CA, hospital for nearly three...
  2. B

    Pedestrian Vehicles

    We all know bikes, pedestrians, scooters, whatever you wanna ride on.... all people walking on the sidewalks have a chip on their shoulder. they will walk in front of traffic, flip you off, and smile with a smugness that makes you want to murder them. I had 2 people today that qualified and I...
  3. B

    Bay area airport queue malfunction

    Anyone else noticing that they get to the final bar on the wheel at 1-10 and they get 3 non airport pings quickly in a row. Then getting logged off for missing 3 trips, therefore bring sent to the back of the line? This has happened to me twice in a row today. Been waiting over 2 hours at...
  4. BurgerTiime

    California’s first proposed per-ride city tax to raise Uber, Lyft prices

    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/03/oakland-wants-a-cut-of-uber-lyft-rides-mulls-states-first-per-ride-tax/ A local city council member is beginning to float the idea of taxing ridehailing companies like Uber and Lyft as a possible way to raise millions of dollars and help pay for...
  5. P

    New Driver - where are the best spots to work?

    I recently got approved to start driving for Uber and I want to maybe start Lyft too since I've heard that they treat drivers a little better. Anyways, I want to know where are some parts of the Bay Area I could drive that aren't the airports. I've just heard there are so many people at the...
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    Boosts give Uber an extra cut

    I was thinking about this today and decided to do the math on 3 random boost trips i completed yesterday. 1/3 trips showed a disproportionate payout to uber vs the extra money paid to me. *check out image below On a trip from Oakland to San Francisco during a 1.3x boost guarantee Uber gets...
  7. O

    Bank Acct Negative. Thanks Lyft!!

    Ive been browsing the forum for some time now. Being that im a 5 star rated driver who uses the lyft rental program i must share to help others avoid my mistake.. Summer 16' i started driving lyft. Driving 32hrs a week i was making 1200-1500.. Was going so good i even quit my job , reason being...
  8. Phonepeddler

    Help with Warriors game tonight!

    I was hoping some of you could help me out . I normally Drive in Los Angeles but I come up here occasionally to visit my nephew and drive while I'm up here since the fares are so much better than Los Angeles ( 85 cents/mile). I really love your city. My question is I was considering going to...
  9. The-one-89

    Oakland airport pickup

    I am uberx. Am I allowed to do pickups at Oakland airport. Uber only sent me that orange tag paper but it says SFO. I emailed them and they said i cam use that to pickup it should be fine. But it clearly says SFO. and the rules to it. I emailed them again for details on how it works but i...
  10. EastbayUberX99

    Oakland - Eastbay

    Not sure if Eastbay is listed but here is a thread