Post Profile

Uber, Lyft pledge to co-exist with public transit, but they're still a big traffic problem

Let's call them transportation goals. With 15 transportation companies, including ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft, signing an ambitious list of "shared mobility principles" this week, these companies are promising to "prioritize people over vehicles." The pledge, also signed by bike-share companies and other ride-hailing apps like China's Didi Chuxing and India's Ola, is about making cities livable and sustainable, meaning less pollution, more zero-emission vehicles, more shared curb space, and aligned goals with city governments, transit agencies, and other vehicles.
read more


Related Posts

US: Taxing the New Economy, Starting with Uber and Lyft

Industries / Transportation : MassTransit

If any service best reflects the new economy, it may be hailing rides on demand from big companies like Uber and Lyft. They let riders avoid the hassle of flagging down a taxicab by simply tapping a mobile application on a smartphon...

Uber And Lyft Join The White House To Provide Free Rides To Veterans

Technology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

Ride hailing companies Uber and Lyft have responded to a call from the White House and have committed to providing free rides to veterans. The announcement comes before Veterans Day, it addresses transportation problems that former ...

Uber signs deal with Boston to share ride data for public planning

Technology : The Next Web Blog

Uber has signed a deal with the city of Boston to share ride data, which it says will provide planners with new information on growth, traffic congestion, public transport provision and greenhouse gas emissions. It’s likely to be th...

Lyft's director of transportation policy: We're complementing public transport, Uber is substituting it

Technology : Pando Daily

Lyft and Uber are drastically different companies, with incredibly similar products. The things that make Lyft different from Uber also make it stand out from the rest of Randian battlefield sometimes called “the sharing economy.” T...

Uber, Lyft, and others sign ‘shared mobility pledge’ to improve urban transportation options

Technology : Venture Beat

Ridesharing startups like Uber and Lyft have been notorious for clashing with city leaders as they’ve expanded. Now, as many transportation startups are looking toward autonomous technology, 15 of them have signed on to a joint mobi...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC