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Japan"s taxi challenger takes on Uber and Lyft

Japan's taxi challenger takes on Uber and Lyft.....»»

Category: videosSource: videonewsindexJan 10th, 2018

79% Of Hosts On Airbnb Discriminate Against The Disabled

The on-demand economy is, in many ways, disrupting the way some industries do business. Uber and Lyft drivers never had to pass the same requirements as taxi drivers. Some people.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 2nd, 2018

City"s Uber plan disregards wheelchair users

When Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Dec. 13 to establish wheelchair-accessibility rules for for-hire vehicle companies such as Uber and Lyft, TLC Chairwoman Meera... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 19th, 2017

To challenge Uber, Lyft, 3 cab companies form strategic partnership

In the coming weeks, 160 PHL Taxi vehicles and another 225 Freedom Taxi cars will seemingly disappear from Philadelphia's streets. The two companies, however, are carrying on – despite the onslaught of competition Uber and Lyft bring – by combini.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2017

China backed taxi app takes on Uber in Middle East

Middle Eastern taxi app firm Careem hopes investment from Chi.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 23rd, 2017

Lyft takes step toward IPO

The second largest American ride hailing company is close to hiring an advisory firm for a public offering, sources say. As Fred Katayama reports, it could go public ahead of Uber......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 28th, 2017

Taking a back seat with Uber, Lyft or a taxi: is it about being first class? - Washington Post

Washington PostTaking a back seat with Uber, Lyft or a taxi: is it about being first class?Washington PostMinutes after you summon an Uber, Lyft or some other ride-hailing service, the car arrives and pulls to the curb.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 25th, 2017

Uber rival Lyft met London transport officials, documents show

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Lyft, Uber’s closest U.S. rival in the taxi-hailing business, met repeatedly with officials from London's transport regulator over the past year, a sign it may be targeting the city for international expansion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 25th, 2017

Uber Regroups After London Taxi Setback as Lyft Signals Interest - Bloomberg

BloombergUber Regroups After London Taxi Setback as Lyft Signals InterestBloombergUber Technologies Inc. is prepared to make concessions to restore its revoked London taxi license,.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 24th, 2017

Taxify takes on Uber in crowded London market

Taxify plans to go head to head with Uber in the highly competitive London taxi-hailing market this week, after the Silicon Valley giant allowed it to make inroads on the edges of Europe and in major African cities. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 4th, 2017

Uber and Lyft drivers can now operate almost like taxi drivers at LAX

In hopes of reducing airport congestion, .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 28th, 2017

Uber, Lyft take down not just cab drivers, but also lenders

Ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft have been so disruptive to New York City's taxi industry, they are causing lenders to fail......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 16th, 2017

Besides cab drivers, Uber, Lyft are taking down lenders along with them

Ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft have been so disruptive to New York City's taxi industry, they are causing lenders to fail......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 16th, 2017

Taxi medallions worth half a mil? No chance

To the Editor: In May 2015, under the headline “Why the NYC Medallion is Alive and Well, and Will Survive!”, Matthew Daus wrote that “despite Uber and Lyft’s onslaught of the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 16th, 2017

Minneapolis OKs discount taxi fares to help cabs compete with Uber, Lyft

New meters that allow price flexibility will give Minneapolis taxi company Blue and White Taxi, INC. an edge over TNC giants Uber and Lyft......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2017

Chicago cab report shows fast-approaching demise at hands of Uber and Lyft

Chicago cab drivers, operating the nation’s second-biggest taxi fleet, have been gru.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2017

Gett Buys Taxi App Rival Juno for $200 Million

The company hopes to compete with Uber and Lyft......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 27th, 2017

Commentary: What"s next at the taxi stand after ride-hailing measure passes

The traditional ride-for-hire industry has experienced tremendous disruption and change throughout the world with the emergence of transportation network companies (TNC), such as Uber and Lyft. The TNC business model reached St. Louis several year.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2017

New numbers show just how much New York"s taxi cab owners have lost thanks to the ascendance of Uber and Lyft

Jemal Countess/Getty ImagesEveryone pretty much assumed the emergence of Uber and Lyft in New.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2017

Emotions run high as unhappy drivers pack TLC hearing

A public hearing on the effect of Uber and Lyft on industry economics almost turned ugly Thursday in the lobby of the Taxi and Limousine Commission's headquarters. As about 100 people waited in a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 6th, 2017

Udacity Self-Driving Taxi Spinoff Takes Aim at Uber

The new company will retrofit existing vehicles. Silicon Valley online education start-up Udacity is spinning out its school for driverles.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 6th, 2017