Our findings provide empirical evidence that ride-sharing services such as Uber significantly decrease the traffic congestion after entering an urban area. Here is the paper, by Li, Hong, and Zhang, via the excellent Kevin Lewis. Kevin also directs our attention to this paper by Arye Hillman & Niklas Potrafke: Simple correlations show that Protestantism is […]
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On-demand ride service Uber is more fully embracing ride sharing, making it clear in a policy paper this morning that it will offer up services from community drivers in markets in which competing services, like Lyft and SideCar, ha...
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Uber and Lyft like to say they have a positive effect on traffic congestion, but there really isn't much evidence to back up that claim. Video provided by Newsy
A long-awaited traffic study has found that Uber and other car-hailing services haven’t significantly added to Manhattan’s increasingly congested streets.