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6th New York City Cab Driver Takes His Life in Crisis Blamed on Uber

Ride-hailing services are accused of devastating the city's longtime professional drivers. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 16th, 2018

6th New York City Cab Driver Takes His Life in Crisis Blamed on Uber

Ride-hailing services are accused of devastating the city's longtime professional drivers. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 16th, 2018

Uber driver takes his own life over mounting debts — becomes seventh livery suicide in recent months - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsUber driver takes his own life over mounting debts — becomes seventh livery suicide in recent monthsNew York Daily NewsA 58-year-old .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 6th, 2018

Surge In New York City Taxi Driver Suicides Has The City Talking

With taxicab drivers in New York City, the story has been the same for the last couple of years: many are dealing with depression and suicidal thoughts after Uber and Lyft have decimated their industry, rendered their medallions relatively wor.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 5th, 2018

Break tradition to save Nycha

Our city’s housing crisis takes many shapes and forms, none more drastic than the current state of the New York City Housing Authority.   The needed repair work for Nycha’s nearly 185,000 apartments... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 3rd, 2018

Millions still trapped in debt-logged homes 10 years after crisis

School bus driver Michael Payne was renting an apartment on the 30th floor of a New York City high-rise, where the landlord's idea of fixing broken windows was to cover them with boards......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 14th, 2018

City releases groundbreaking proposal to boost Uber, Lyft driver wages

An in-depth report released Monday looks for the first time at what New York City's app-based drivers are earning—and recommends a wage-raising plan that would fundamentally change how the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 3rd, 2018

Epidemic Of New York Cab Driver Suicides Continues With 6th Death Since November

It looks as though Uber's skirting of taxi medallion regulations has once again unfortunately claimed the life of a New York taxi cab driver. In what can only be described as the latest in an epidemic of suicides by cab drivers in New Y.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 16th, 2018

Sixth New York City cab driver dies of suicide after struggling financially - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comSixth New York City cab driver dies of suicide after struggling financiallyNBCNews.comA sixth New York City taxi cab driver took his own life on Friday night, the latest in a string of driver suicides that has shaken the industry and brought at.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 16th, 2018

More trouble for Uber driver who kicked lesbian couple out of car for kissing

Uber has removed a New York City driver's access to its app after he kicked a lesbian couple out of his car for kissing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

More trouble for Uber driver who kicked lesbian couple out of car for kissing

Uber has removed a New York City driver's access to its app after he kicked a lesbian couple out of his car for kissing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

New York City sees spike in life science sector leasing

After years of investment, New York City is set to experience a major spike in the life sciences sector, according to new market reports. Life science industry players in New York City have already began mak.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMar 13th, 2019

Jump bikes, in PR war with Citi Bike, to launch subscription offer

Jump Bikes, the Brooklyn-based pioneer of pedal-assist e-bikes, is making its service cheaper. Starting in May, Uber-owned Jump—whose New York operation is limited to a city-run pilot program—will be... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 12th, 2019

Jump bikes, in PR war with Citi Bike, to launch subscription price

Jump Bikes, the Brooklyn-based pioneer of pedal-assist e-bikes, is making its service cheaper. Starting in May, Uber-owned Jump—whose New York operation is limited to a city-run pilot program—will be... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 11th, 2019

Uber suing city over rule limiting number of drivers

Uber Technologies Inc. is taking New York City to court over the government’s decision to cap the number of ride-hailing drivers allowed on the streets. Officials partly justified restraints on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Uber raises prices in New York City, citing new minimum-wage law

Uber is raising prices – and squeezing drivers – in New York City, where a new minimum wage rule is in effect. Uber Technologies Inc. will increase the price of trips in the city starting Friday in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 3rd, 2019

Truck driver quits his job after winning nearly $300 million

David Johnson, a 56-year-old truck driver from Brooklyn, New York, is ready to start a new life after winning New York's $298.3 million Powerball jackpot......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 28th, 2019

Uber, Lyft boosting Brooklyn nightlife: report

New York City really is the city that never sleeps. The first-ever economic impact study of the sector, released today by the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, looked at restaurants, bars,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019

Starbucks to roll out Uber Eats deliveries in New York

Starbucks plans in the next few weeks to make 95% of its core menu available from some of its New York City stores via the Uber Eats mobile app. [] "> To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019

NYC"s Housing-Market Weakness Spreads From Manhattan To The Outer Boroughs

Throughout vast swaths of New York City, members of the city's vast middle class work force can barely afford even a modest apartment. Yet for years after the post-crisis housing market recovery began, that re.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 19th, 2019

Why I love congestion pricing but hate the taxi-Uber surcharge

For half a century the dream of taming New York City traffic with congestion pricing has eluded a Nobel economist, a billionaire mayor and legions of transit champions, myself included. Yet on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019