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  1. GMU_Research

    Drivers needed for participation in paid research

    Researchers in the Department of Psychology at George Mason University (Fairfax campus) are conducting a study on the experience of drivers in the ride-sharing industry: In this study, you will be asked to operate a driving simulator, interact with passengers, and complete survey questions...
  2. Suism

    Let's do a study

    Since a recent biased study was published regarding lower rates equaling more pay, let's see what real life scenario states. Ladies and gentlemen, please post your weekly earnings for all the apps you work for. Specify the vehicle you drive and whether you only do X, Black, SUV, or Black SUV...
  3. BurgerTiime

    A new study indicates app hailing services contribute 50% of congestion in San Fran

    https://www.govtech.com/fs/Uber-and-Lyft-Slowing-Traffic-in-San-Francisco-Says-Report.html%3fAMP The experience of moving through San Francisco in a car has gone from slow to crawl. Congestion in the Bay Area flagship city has grown increasingly worse, and a new report by the San Francisco...
  4. BurgerTiime

    The meteoric rise of Uber and Lyft may have spurred a deadly outcome

    Full story: https://www.markets.businessinsider.com/amp/news/uber-lyft-ride-hailing-increases-fatal-car-accidents-new-research-shows-2018-10-1027651213 A new study from University of Chicago and Rice University researchers shows an uptick in fatal car crashes after Uber and Lyft launched in...
  5. BurgerTiime

    New study shows Uber and Lyft are making traffic 50% WORSE in San Fran

    Full story: https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Uber-Lyft-cars-clog-SF-streets-study-says-13309593.php Uber and Lyft cars contribute heavily to San Francisco’s traffic slowdowns, especially in the downtown and at night, according to a report being released on Tuesday, which both...
  6. BurgerTiime

    New study shows more than half of app hailing drivers earn poverty wages

    Full story: https://www.recode.net/2018/10/2/17924628/uber-drivers-make-hourly-expenses Half of U.S. Uber drivers make less than $10 an hour after vehicle expenses, according to a new study They would make more at an Amazon warehouse. Uber lures drivers with the idea of being your own boss...
  7. BurgerTiime

    There’s is 6.7 million jobs available more than workers and Uber is pushing down wages

    http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/05/news/economy/job-openings-unemployed-workers/index.html By Lydia DePillis June 5, 2018: 7:06 PM ET Want more evidence that America's economy needs more workers? For the first time in at least 20 years, there are now more job openings than there are people...
  8. BurgerTiime

    Those kids serving up your lunch are making more than you!

    There’s a major labor shortage in Minnesota http://m.startribune.com/state-manufacturers-profits-soar-but-labor-shortage-looms/482969171/ and yet here you are making less than minimum wage. All for the flexibility of working when you desire. You put in odd hours and call it “convenient”. You...
  9. tcaud

    After expenses, study finds Uber, Lyft Drivers Earning A Median Profit Of $3.37 Per hour

    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/mar/01/uber-lyft-driver-wages-median-report This is big. It's the kind of study a judge can't ignore when making a ruling.
  10. Gord B

    Complete 2 minute driver survey for chance to Win $50 Gift Card

    Hello! I am collecting responses to a short survey as part of an academic study conducted by The University of Minnesota about ride-sharing and entrepreneurship. The survey will take no more than a couple minutes of your time, and you can optionally enter to win one of five $50 USD Amazon Gift...
  11. Emily Reid

    Your health and safety as a driver matters to us.

    Flu. Vomit. Accidents. Fatigue. Harassment. You or pax gets sick or injured. You have health and safety concerns as a driver. We want to hear directly from you. This is a study on the health and safety of UberX drivers and passengers. We are asking drivers to participate in focus groups in...
  12. BurgerTiime

    Is Uber reducing drunk driving? New study says NO

    (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images) A new study casts doubt on Uber’s claim that ride-sharing has reduced drunken driving. Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Southern California who examined county-level data in the United States before and after the arrival of Uber and its...
  13. BuckSF

    Where are the best places to hangout in SF?

    I'm new to driving Uber, and will most likely only do so for 2-3 months. I wanted to ask where some recommended places to hang out (in the car) might be in San Francisco. The reason I ask is because I have college class work to complete, and I need a reasonably safe area to pull over to and...
  14. keeper1

    New expert report reveals two-tier taxi industry risks include increased congestion and vehicle emis

    http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/new-expert-report-reveals-two-tier-taxi-industry-risks-include-increased-congestion-and-vehicle-emissions-while-costs-saving-can-prove-elusive-529905771.html I agree with the report. But Uber can greatly improve the situation. First, make pooling default...