Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Ride-hail

Marin Transit Source: Wikimedia Commons. Uber Transit Source:  Flickr via Creative Commons.

Why One Transit Agency Is Paying Uber $80k

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San Francisco Bay Area agency Marin Transit signed a deal that will allow its riders to buy their bus tickets directly from the Uber app — agreeing to pay the company a subscription fee as much as $80,000 over two years for the use of its software. The move raised hackles among some transit advocates, who are skeptical of the e-taxi industry's corrosive impact on public transportation ridership.
Drivers: Don't do this. Source:  Creative Commons.

Dangerous Driving on the Rise During COVID-19

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Drivers aren’t just speeding up on our empty roads — they’re also braking harder, scrolling cell phones longer, and crashing more, new data show. In the five weeks after many states announced lockdown orders on March 16, the data company Zendrive said drivers’ use of cell phones behind the wheel is up 38 percent over […]