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  1. LAOL

    Hey drivers, use this to discover how much Uber and Lyft take from you

    Hey drivers, use this to discover how much Uber and Lyft take from you SASHA LEKACHJul 3, 2019 Uber and Lyft keep changing how their drivers get paid. Along with all the confusion, some drivers are feeling short-changed. Now a new online tool is available that collects driver receipts and...
  2. PioneerXi

    $3 Surge at SAN

    Shot this yesterday and while reviewing it today, was thinking of the parallels for a $3 surge at SAN. Mine. Mine. Mine. Out of the way, moron. I’m not letting you in. Park like an idiot and leave the doors open. #Uberhumor
  3. Uruber

    Uber's success: exploiting drivers.

    https://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-uber-fare-increase-20190531-story.html
  4. MsKia

    LYFT Drivers in LAX lot, WHY!!??

    Question for Lyft base and XL drivers sitting in the LAX lot on Memorial Day 2019 while Uber is surging as high as 3x on and off and Lyft is only offering a $7+ power zone...WHY!????? I drive for both Uber and Lyft in LA and have drastically reduced my Lyft XL trips since Lyft stopped passing on...
  5. Ian Richard Markham

    The story of my life...

    Watch the entire 35 seconds and turn on the audio for a laugh. Story of My Life Video https://share.icloud.com/photos/0SO5QLfehK9SphcSf3LsOVa-w
  6. Ian Richard Markham

    Watch this video of the surge disappear

    This happens to me all the time. Turn on audio to hear my frustrations. https://share.icloud.com/photos/0CdGkRrJsm3uav4XagKV5SuXg
  7. D

    surge problem

    here in Atlanta it gets pretty crazy in the morning, surge everywhere it usually makes a great time to make serious money, however today Monday morning the busiest morning of the week, There Was No surge anywhere for 4 hours of morning commute. what makes it even more odd is that there is a...
  8. Lissetti

    Seattle...You're Done. Uber launches RidePass next month.

    Uber’s Ride Pass subscription service is coming to 16 new cities Ride Pass, the subscription service that Uber introduced late last year, is coming to over a dozen new markets, the company announced Tuesday. The expansion of Ride Pass — an Amazon Prime-style subscription service that allows...
  9. R

    Streak Bonus/ Quest

    Soooo who's saying F*** that new streak BS??? For sure i am. I'm still driving. Just not chasing 5 extra dollars for taking the next 3 rides that come to me under the promise that they'll give me A WHOLE FIVE BUCKS for doing 3 rides. I'm not doing multi-pool (a pool ride where i stop and pick up...
  10. koala85

    Ewr surge problem

    Hi everyone while you are waiting at the Newark airport and surge is 2.4 are you getting request with no surge?Im a tlc driver.Or somewhere else in Nj inside the surge and getting requesr with no surge I have a video too also Im was checking as a passenger pick up ewr terminal a to Hoboken...
  11. Sparkz786

    Creating Surge

    Hi everyone Been with uber for about 3 months now while studying to become an electrician (flexibility). I’ve noticed something especially on Friday and Saturday evenings, when in central Zone 1-3, its mostly surging, and when its not surging, I just park up and loads of pings come, but i just...
  12. U

    Side by Side Comparison between the ever worsening Uber and Coast so Far Clear Lyft

    First off, my system is my system. It's what works for me. For the most part, it's opposite the mainstream. I use 5 of my 6 DFs during the highly concentrated AM rush. On good days, I get multi trips per DF. Perhaps this simple analysis wouldn't match cucumber to cucumber with your...
  13. ZenUber

    Combined flat rate + multiplier surges

    I was in Philly and noticed a small surge down by Columbus Blvd. There was a +2.75 and also a 1.9X multiplier. I tried getting a picture, but the multiplier disappeared. Has anyone ever seen the two together like that? I got a ping for an X ride at a hotel. Guy was going all the way up to...
  14. DrinkSoda

    Tonight was my St. Pats

    10 PM - 2 AM which turned into 3 AM. Subtract about a 45 minute break and add about a 20 minute deadhead home. Will see if future tips bump up this total. Sometimes tips have been coming in a day or two later. Pre-St. Pats in full force.
  15. Chrisw1996

    Flat surge

    Let's talk flat rate surge! The top 3 pictures are during surges either on fridays or Saturdays from 11pm-3am As you can see i had trips <15min or less few mile trip and made $25+ which made the miles on my car and being up at 11pm-3am worth it. Not to mention the multiple shootings and...
  16. TheDevilisaParttimer

    Lyft last ride

    Okay my lyft map was red yesterday so assuming it was surge I took a shared ride. Picked up first pax then put in stop new request. Lyft stacked like 4 extra riders on me anyway. I had to manually cancel out the rides for it to stop. Finish trip and no surge, where did I screw up, outside of...
  17. DriveDriveDrive!

    Surge???

    Just checking in across North and Midwest what cities are getting surge pricing with this polar vortex plowing down everywhere! Are you all getting surge areas in the bad weather? Are you still taking rides if there is no surge?
  18. N

    Uber Pax Wait Times Increasing

    This morning, Tuesday January 29th, the freezing temps should invoke surge. I have been watching the map all morning and basically nothing. East Cleveland has shown no surge for the entire morning thus far, Euclid shows no surges thus far, and this is considering the temps and that these areas...
  19. JamieVegAs

    NEW UBER STREAK BONUS!!!! JUST SAY NO!

    New streak bonus for UBER! BE AWARE OF WHAT THEY ARE DOING! What they are trying to do is kill the surge! Seasoned drivers know to not accept rides right before a drop because you may be missing a surge! What the streak bonus for $7 dollars for 3 trips will make more drivers available...
  20. Gone_in_60_seconds

    20cm of Snow to Fall: Time to make some money.

    Please provide any update on whether it has started where you are. Who's going to make a killing at rush hour with all the surge??? :cool::cool::cool::cool: Or, who's going to get killed driving without snow tires??? :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: - Started at 12 pm in Mississauga, Flurries...
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