User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Rideshare
Last updated: May 19 2020 03:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Column: Uber and Lyft increase traffic and pollution. Why do cities let it happen? 21.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Uber and Lyft bring plenty of drawbacks to cities, but solutions aren't easy to find.

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The transformation of energy technology: learnings from CES 2020 20.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Sustainability was a critical component of the innovative technologies shared at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Here are three takeaways.
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Lime and Edina part ways 9.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Citing complaints and new restrictions, the city and the ride-share company are not renewing the agreement that’s had bikes and scooters in the city for the last two years. It’s the first Minnesota city to eliminate the scooters.
Letters to the Editor: Toll lanes are a 1970s solution to congestion and bad air 24.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Congestion is best solved with improved public transit, and pollution with more electric vehicles. Toll and carpool lanes could make problems worse.

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As EV adoption grows, charging infrastructure needs to do the same 11.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Electric vehicle manufacturers, governments and every entity in between have roles to play.
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Letters to the Editor: Toll lanes on the 405 would insult carpoolers and less wealthy drivers 4.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Toll lanes make traffic worse for anyone who doesn't have the money to pay to drive in them, and they remove an incentive for carpooling.

Letters to the Editor: Don't change state law to save Uber and Lyft. Let the market decide 1.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It's Uber's and Lyft's fault, not the state's new employment law, that the companies charge prices too low to make a profit.

Column: Gig firm Instacart, facing revolt by its workers, joins Uber's campaign to pay them less 5.11.2019 LA Times: Business

When it comes to exploiting its front-line workers, the grocery delivery service Instacart may be in a class by itself.

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Letters to the Editor: Of course LAX's new taxi and rideshare lot had a disastrous debut 1.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Early reviews are bad for LAXit, the L.A. International Airport's new system for taxi and rideshare pickups.

Letters to the Editor: Uber and Lyft make LAX a nightmare. Move them off site, but not taxis 13.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Taxis must wait at a few fixed stands, whereas Uber and Lyft cars are some of the biggest drivers of congestion at LAX. The taxis should stay.

Letters to the Editor: LAX figured out how to make itself an even worse airport 8.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

If you want to take a taxi, an Uber or a Lyft from LAX, you'll have to take a shuttle first. That's a terrible idea.

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Kamala Harris' brother-in-law is the public face of Uber's fight with labor. It's awkward 13.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Uber has enlisted Kamala Harris' family members and top campaign advisors in its clash with organized labor over a bill aimed at providing workplace protections to its drivers. It's an awkward conflict for Harris, who backs the bill.

Lawsuits: Lyft doesn't do enough to protect women from predatory drivers 12.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Dozens of women say Lyft drivers sexually assaulted them. They are suing the ride-hailing company to force it to make rides safer.
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Column: Uber, Lyft and Doordash will spend $90 million to avoid paying their drivers better 3.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Uber, Lyft and Doordash will spend $90 million to undercut a California employment law.

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Uber and Lyft commit $60 million to fight to keep treating drivers as contractors 30.8.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

In the face of a looming deadline, Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are throwing new weight and tens of millions of dollars behind their fight to keep treating drivers as independent contractors in California.

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Are shared e-scooters good for the planet? Only if they replace car trips 6.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Ride share companies promote them as an environmentally friendly choice — but new research contradicts that.
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U.S. Marine reported missing in Adams County 6.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
A 21-year-old Marine has been missing since last week, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.
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Uber, Lyft and the A-Line train have changed the game at DIA — shelving plans for more airport parking 21.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rise of alternatives has upended ground transportation at Denver International Airport, with ride-sharing services, the 3-year-old commuter rail line and competing lots reducing on-site parking usage.
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Cops Catch Driver Trying to Skirt HOV Lane Rules with Female Dummy: 'She Just Oddly Stared at Us' 19.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A sharp-eyed patrolman noticed there was something off about "Angel," one of many fake passengers California drivers have tried to pass off as human.
Denver to begin monitoring air quality at select schools in bid to improve health, reduce asthma rates 13.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
For the first time, parents, teachers, and administrators at 10 Denver public schools will know just how much air pollution students are exposed to on campus any given day.
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