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  1. Lissetti

    A Chance To Say Goodbye To The Viaduct

    Tunnel opening celebration is also a chance to say goodbye to the Viaduct Thursday, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced a weekend full of celebrations around the opening of the State Route 99 tunnel and closing of the Alaskan Way Viaduct on February 2 and...
  2. fragmonger

    Personal vs Business Taxes?

    This was my first year driving Uber, so it will be my first time filing taxes as an Uber driver: -I setup my Uber license based on my business license (Sole proprietorship), which has it's own tax ID number (EIN) So..... do I file my Uber taxes as the business or include them on my personal...
  3. Mista T

    Seattle ride data

    Made public by court order. 91k rides daily combined in Seattle...
  4. BurgerTiime

    Uber and Lyft give 91,000 rides daily in Seattle but are making traffic worse

    Full story https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/transportation/how-popular-are-uber-and-lyft-in-seattle-ridership-numbers-kept-secret-until-recently-give-us-a-clue/%3famp=1 Every day in the Seattle region, Uber and Lyft provide more rides than: Sound Transit light rail (77,576 rides on...
  5. Lissetti

    Uber gets on board with congestion pricing in Seattle

    The city is currently studying the feasibility of tolling busy downtown streets By Sarah Anne Lloyd@sarahannelloyd Oct 8, 2018, 10:39am PDT Late last month, ride-hailing (and now bike-share) company Uber announced it would be devoting much of its lobbying energy to pushing for congestion...
  6. Zodiacus

    New Car for Seattle Market Suggestion please.

    Hello guys, I am going to buy a new USED car to do Uber Full time in Seattle, my old car was an inexpensive 2012 Ford Fiesta that I got for like 7000$ earlier this year, but I got into an accident and James River Totalled it, so it's time to get a new car. Everybody I meet tells me to get a...
  7. Michael Ferguson

    Seattle in prime time while drivers are paid base rate. No personal power zones.

    Unbelievable. Screenshot shows a quote for the airport at ~75% (correction: 50%) surge (correction: prime time), no personal power zone bonuses, driver gets paid at base rate. Welcome to the new Lyft. Unbelievable.
  8. Michael Ferguson

    Lyft's New Yellow Heat Maps

    What do you think of the new yellow heat maps? They look alot like the old prime time ones, but without the multiplier bonus. Are they charging a large fare for rides originating in these areas? I haven't seen any personal power zones yet. Also has anyone heard of the end of the power driver...
  9. Seattle_Wayne

    Mariners Games

    What's your experience with Mariners games? I go to a few home games a month, and I was thinking about going online after the game and seeing what happens. I'm not into the bar scene. That is about the only thing holding me back because there is a lot of drinking at M's games. $150 isn't...
  10. Mista T

    Oregonian article

    FYI https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://articles.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2018/04/uber_lyft_drivers_deserve_a_vo.amp&ved=0ahUKEwigyqjrpODaAhVKyYMKHQxyDeQQqUMINzAG&usg=AOvVaw074H0bh-isBaTUKLsrM-we&ampcf=1
  11. A

    Transplanting to Seattle, earnings question?

    Hey everyone! I was an Uber driver in Flagstaff, AZ, where I was making pretty good money driving full-time. Was just wondering if Uber’s official estimated earnings in Seattle (around $20/hr) were reasonably accurate, and if not, what have been your experiences? Thanks in advance for your feedback!
  12. Mista T

    Seattle proposing rules to benefit the driver

    Uber and Lyft rides could become more expensive in Seattle. The city is considering setting a minimum fare per ride and other regulations in an effort to ensure drivers are compensated fairly. The Seattle City Council is expected to introduce a resolution this week to start the process toward...
  13. ill Bill Bricks

    Bike Courier Looking to Expand Territory

    Hi all. So I've been having a grand old time working as a bicycle courier for Uber Rush/Uber Eats here in NYC for about 2 months. In a couple weeks (March 21st to be exact) I'm going to be taking a vacation to Seattle. Seeing as I'll more than likely be hemorrhaging money on this little trip of...
  14. Nyx

    Start Up - PDX & (possibly) Seattle

    [Deepest apologies if this conversation has been started and updated elsewhere, I looked but didn't find.] I'm currently driving for Uber, and occasionally Lyft, in Anchorage; and while the pickings are slim, I'm managing to get by. I'm looking to return to the lower-48 and looking at...
  15. B

    How to improve your ROI of time, energy & $$$

    We'll help you as you help us. Together we the ants can beat out the heaters and troller trying to keep us poor. Therefore sorry you'll find many of these trolls posting negaitive and distractiary post. Just report everyone you see, together we can beat on the cockroaches. They like to keep...
  16. P

    Rent an under-utilized vehicle

    Hello Seattle, I'm soon to join the ranks of drivers in Seattle but my car is a 2006 model and I'm not in the position right now to update it. I'm looking for opportunities to rent another driver's car while it's otherwise idle. Depending on the availability of your car, we could negotiate a...
  17. Paulhale70

    Uber / Lyft car inspection

    Did Uber and lyft kill off all of the partner inspection sites?
  18. Maven

    Where Unions & Organizing Work

    Unions can work for Drivers. :) Organizing is possible among Drivers. :) Drivers will work together for their common good. :) There have been even more successful Lawsuits benefiting Drivers. :) However, it only seems to happen in limited locations. :( The reasons drivers need to organize to...
  19. S

    Uber/Lyft/Taxi Drivers for Stakeholder Interviews

    Hello, I am trying to find contact information for Uber, Lyft, and taxi drivers in the general Seattle/SeaTac area so we can reach out to them to conduct stakeholder interviews for a transportation project. Please let me know if there is a directory or a good source where I can find contact...
  20. tipster98122

    Driver reviews on the Uber in-app tipping feature.

    It's been a little over 6 weeks since the in-app tipping began. How is everyone doing? It started out a little slow for me but has slowly increased per week . I'm averaged out to about 7% of total rides. And I'm happy since that's about a 98% increase over what I used to get when tipping...