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  1. Lissetti

    Seattle Mayor Proposes $0.51 Tax on Local Rideshare

    Mayor Durkan proposes 51-cent tax on Uber, Lyft rides in Seattle to fund streetcar, affordable housing A Lyft passenger is picked up on Sixth Avenue in Seattle on Wednesday. Mayor Jenny Durkan is considering a tax on rideshare trips that would in part help pay for the streetcar. (Greg...
  2. Lissetti

    Mayor Durkan Proposes $0.51 Tax on Rideshare

    Mayor Durkan proposes 51-cent tax on Uber, Lyft rides in Seattle to fund streetcar, affordable housing A Lyft passenger is picked up on Sixth Avenue in Seattle on Wednesday. Mayor Jenny Durkan is considering a tax on rideshare trips that would in part help pay for the streetcar. (Greg...
  3. SatMan

    This is why we need the 80/20 split instead of an hourly rate.

    And no bumping drivers off the app if they don’t get to a “high-demand zone” within 30 minutes of dropping off a fare. Drivers say they are not being told when they have been bumped. Uber/Lyft created this monster.....NOW let them pay for it...
  4. D

    having hard time with Your electric Car? Consider suing TLC

    https://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/nyregion/electric-taxi-experiment-to-begin-in-new-york.html This experiment proved unreliability of the fully electric car to use for ride sharing business yet TLC ignorantly forces people like You with electric car when technology has still yet to mature...
  5. spaghettibolognese1

    Bad experience's for female Uber drivers in Perth

    I'm looking to get in contact with some female Uber drivers who have had bad experience's with passengers in terms of harassment. I'm also curious about the all female ridesharing company Shebah and if female Uber drivers on here also work for them and can compare experiences. Please feel free...
  6. MaxL

    New to rideshare

    Hey guys, I'm pretty new to Uber/Lyft and was wondering if anyone would be willing to hop on the phone to chat about their experiences, things they wish they knew, and pro tips. I am looking to drive and I figure this is the place to start. I'm trying to hear from as many people as I can! If...
  7. Lexx

    24 HOUR LYFT CHALLENGE !

    I’m doing a 24 hour lyft challenge next week. Let’s see how much I make in 24 hours . Should be fun long challenge lol How much you think I’ll make in the L.A area ?
  8. mobilads

    How do drivers in LA make time for a side-hustle?

    mobilads is offering drivers $200 this month to get their car wrapped with an advertisement by Cargo in LA. Learn more and schedule your wrap appointment here: mobilads.co/cargo “As soon as I signed up with mobilads my ratings skyrocketed, my tips increased and I always have a positive...
  9. mobilads

    How do drivers in NYC make time for a side-hustle?

    mobilads is offering drivers $200 this month to get their car wrapped with an advertisement by MetroPCS in NYC. It’s quick and convenient. Learn more and schedule your wrap appointment here: mobilads.co/metro “As soon as I signed up with Mobilads my ratings skyrocketed, my tips increased and...
  10. QLDUberDriver

    Tesla unveils ‘Robotaxi’ plan for self-driving ride-sharing network next year

    Time is ticking faster for those people who heckled the idea as "not in my lifetime". Drivers can be thankful of how the Australian govt has been going with any advancement in tech, so will buy a couple years once the rest of the world has evolved into the future. As per most other...
  11. D

    Subsidizing Billionaires - Australian Research pdf

    here is some research from Australia.great info in here and accurate for australia. Drivers Income Below the Minimum,the lower it goes the better for Pax and for Uber ==>> More Pax,Pax spend more as trips are so cheap ==>> More Revenue ==> HIGHER COMPANY VALUATION ==>> pre IPO investors who own...
  12. blondebaedc

    HopSkipDrive Hitting DC Market

    I don't know if this interests anyone, but HopSkipDrive is hitting the DC market. I actually found out about through a post on this forum. It seems to be the only rideshare service for minors and seniors that is operating in the DMV, presently. You have to get fingerprinted and they do a...
  13. PioneerXi

    Why is Support So Bad?

    Harvard says it's because it's profitable. This may explain the business model of Rideshare Support. https://hbr.org/2019/02/why-is-customer-service-so-bad-because-its-profitable Why Is Customer Service So Bad? Because It’s Profitable...
  14. Lissetti

    Insurance policy insures the entire trip for the driver

    Allstate to begin offering insurance to drivers and riders SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - As ridesharing continues to grow in popularity, one insurance company is taking steps to help protect drivers and riders on the road. Allstate now offers commercial driving insurance for Uber in...
  15. K

    Your rideshare operations are illegal in Australia

    Hi everyone, I got done for tapping my mobile phone more then once whilst in the cradle. I was accepting a job at the time. I did contest it in court here in WA and according to the law we are not allowed to touch our phones even once for a job. Everyone can answer a call by tapping once if the...
  16. Pax Collector

    Splurging after instant pay

    Who says rideshare drivers don't get paid enough?
  17. Kurt Halfyard

    1 Year Anniversary doing Ride Share. (I joined the 4%)

    Also my 1 Year Anniversary on UP.NET According to various metrics/studies (sorry, no footnotes) 96% of Uber/LYFT drivers quit before 1 year of driving Rideshare. Thanks for all the great advice/ideas/warnings from all the vets Actionjax , Athos , Yam Digger , dmoney155 i_k , evad77, Dancarriv...
  18. Pax Collector

    It's the most wonderful time of the year....

    It's the most wonderful time of the year With Uber rate cutting and Dara telling you be of good cheer It's the most wonderful time of the year It's the hap-hapiest season of all With those support messages and airport queue meetings when ants come to call It's the hap-happiest season of all...
  19. SirNomad

    UBER Holiday Bonus Just Hit! $$$

    Thanks UBER! I can now feed my family a thimble of coffee for Christmas. Move over cooked goose! Here comes aa peppermin mocha latte as a meal replacement!
  20. Pax Collector

    The saga of the typical ant

    I came across a movie titled DriverX. Played by Patrick Fabian, it tells a tale of a typical rideshare driver. https://m.imdb.com/title/tt4952044/?ref_=m_ttexrv_exrv_tt
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