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  1. MplsD

    Pittsburgh hourly earnings survey

    Hello Pittsburgh U/L rockstars! Looks like independent survey in 2018 ranked Pittsburgh on the same playing field as NYC/Long Island/Westchester Cty in terms of hourly earnings so driver/rider ratio must be favorable. Lets see if this if for real. Please post approx average hourly earnings if...
  2. PerryUberGirl

    Driving for Lyft also?

    Hey, relatively new to Uber. Been driving a few weeks. I had a guy in my car the other day who signed me up for Lyft on the spot for a holiday promotion thing. Anyone ever hear of this? He gave me his business card with the referral code on it and said it was a $200 bonus to start. Any...
  3. teh744

    What's up with the red phone screen?

    Had a pickup by the Cheesecake Factory on the south side last eve and about half way there I got this message from uber. I can't remember the exact wording. It said something about the pax I'm picking up will be showing a red light. I guess thier phone screen turns red. I pull up and there...
  4. Ccsteve

    I can’t get Uber Airport Queue.

    I don’t even have an option to see the queue. I have called Uber multiple times and they do not know why this is happening. My Lyft works just fine when going into the queue.
  5. J

    Aspiring driver looking for rental/lease options

    I am interested in getting started driving for uber but do not have my own car. I have heard of options for weekly or monthly leases available for uber drivers in other cities through Hertz, Enterprise, etc. Does anyone have experience or advice related to possible leasing options in the...
  6. tomatopaste

    Uber Drivers' In SF, Phoenix And Pittsburgh Could Feel The Impact Of SDC's This Year

    This House unanimously approved the self driving car bill that gives manufacturers more leeway to test their vehicles by allowing the industry to put up to 100,000 vehicles on the road annually with exemptions from federal safety standards. My guess is most of the 100,000 cars will go to cities...
  7. L

    The Penn Hills McDonald's has NO DELIVERY SERVICE.

    Ok, so this one time me and my mom wanted to order McDonald's from the UberEats Website and we found out that there was a McDonald's in Penn Hills. Here's a picture of the location of the Penn Hills McDonald's. But when we tried to place an order, we found out that the McDonald's in Penn...
  8. Liwaroman

    Uber rates in Pittsburgh

    When I looked online before driving in Pittsburgh all the websites said the base rate was $1.30 and the minimum fare was $5.00. Yesterday was my first day driving in. Pittsburgh and I found out the real base rate is $1.04 and the minimum was $4.40. Does anyone know any reliable website I can...
  9. MikesUber

    Lyft Amp in Pittsburgh?

    I've seen a few Lyft Amps in Pittsburgh and they are slowly popping up more and more. Released to a limited number of drivers? Other drivers that happen to be in Pittsburgh that go online? What's the deal with the Lyft Amp and why don't I have one yet lol :eek:
  10. MikesUber

    Per Mile Rate Increase Due to Optional Insurance?

    Am I correct in seeing that rates increased to $1.10/mile (up from $1.05/mile)? The Uber driver app said rates would go up for passengers in PA due to the optional insurance coverage plan for drivers.
  11. MikesUber

    Pittsburgh Mayor: Uber Must 'Fight for More Than Profit'

    Source: http://www.wtae.com/article/pittsburgh-mayor-uber-must-fight-for-more-than-profit/9226665 PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has been a big booster of ride-share giant Uber -- but now he's calling on the San Francisco-based firm to "fight for more than profit" if it wants to...
  12. MikesUber

    UberEATS Coming to Pittsburgh? (Poll)

    I'm seeing consistent advertising for UberEATS recently, on Facebook, via email/text etc. I feel like Uber is going to launch UberEATS in Pittsburgh pretty soon. What do you think?
  13. MikesUber

    Uber to deliver Girl Scout Cookies for free in Pittsburgh

    Source: http://www.wtae.com/article/uber-to-deliver-girl-scout-cookies-for-free-in-pittsburgh/9132195 PITTSBURGH — Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) has partnered with Uber to help provide Girl Scout Cookies on demand in Pittsburgh for free on Thursday. Uber is delivering these...
  14. MikesUber

    Liberty Bridge and Inbound Liberty Tunnel Closure this Weekend in Pittsburgh

    Source: http://www.wtae.com/article/liberty-bridge-and-inbound-liberty-tunnel-closure-this-weekend-in-pittsburgh/9131857 Crews from the Joseph B. Fay Company will conduct permanent repairs to the Liberty Bridge from 3 p.m. Saturday through 11 a.m. Sunday. PITTSBURGH — PennDOT District 11 is...
  15. MikesUber

    Pittsburgh Man Tells Police His Uber Driver Tried to Kidnap Him

    Source: http://www.wtae.com/article/pittsburgh-man-tells-police-his-uber-driver-tried-to-kidnap-him/8956888 Search underway for man in his 60s driving a Honda Civic PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Police are investigating after a 25-year-old man told them his Uber driver tried to kidnap him in the...
  16. Karl Marx

    Pittsburgh has finally realized it’s in a toxic relationship with Uber

    https://qz.com/904744/pittsburgh-officials-are-criticizing-ubers-one-way-relationship-with-the-city/ PR department at Uber is going to be going into over drive with all this negative press. The politicians are finally waking up to the bad stink of Uber.
  17. MikesUber

    Lyft Lowers Prices in Pittsburgh

    Announced today via email at 1:47PM. This matches Uber's pricing:
  18. TheRealGnash

    ZTrips

    What about these zTrips? I think they're getting into our business and ruining happy time. That surge after the Steeler game was lame. And I saw those ZTrips everywhere. Used to see a few here and there. Now there's dozens. The casino was infested with them last night. Some say they're a Yellow...
  19. MikesUber

    Uber Asked A Lot Of Pittsburgh For Its Self-Driving Cars, And Offered Back Very Little

    Source: http://qz.com/874548/uber-asked-a-lot-of-pittsburgh-for-its-self-driving-cars-and-offered-back-very-little/ Posted: December 29, 2016 A tough spot to navigate. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) When Uber put its self-driving cars on the road in Pittsburgh in September, the launch...
  20. MikesUber

    Talked to Driver of Autonomous Uber Last Night

    So I'm sitting near the bars last night right before 2:00AM when the familiar silhouette of a white Ford Focus pulls up next to me. He's waiting for his passenger, I see the gear, the sensors, the spinning LIDAR system. We're both waiting so I look at him, flash my phone displaying the driver...
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