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Safety Tips: Ride Safe When Riding with Uber or Lyft

Caution is emphasized when ordering a ride after the recent death of a college student who got into a car she mistook for an Uber.
April 10, 2019

Awareness has elevated for ride-sharing safety after the death of Samantha Josephson. A 21-year-old college student dies last weekend after getting into a car she mistook as her Uber driver. In recent...

Catch a Free Ride to the Polls on Election Day

Free rides will be provided by Metro and six additional TAP agencies on Election Day, Nov. 6.
Free rides? Count me in.
November 5, 2018

Metro and six other local transit agencies will offer free transportation this Election Day. You won't need a TAP card to board a bus or train to your designated voting location. Uber and Lyft will offer...

LYFT Buys AR Company to help Build Self-Driving Cars

The Ford Fusion collaborates with Lyft autonomy.
October 25, 2018

Lyft is finally stepping into the self-driving car industry. They’ve acquired Blue Vision Labs, a UK based augmented reality firm that helps cars know and understand their location. The merger will join...

Uber CEO under fire for breaching Apple’s privacy guidelines

May 9, 2017

Uber’s C.E.O., Travis Kalanick, has recently risked having the Uber app removed from the Apple App Store after it was discovered that Uber had been secretly identifying and tagging iPhones long after...

Uber CEO under fire for breaching Apple’s privacy guidelines

May 2, 2017

Uber’s C.E.O., Travis Kalanick, has recently risked having the Uber app removed from the Apple App Store after it was discovered that Uber had been secretly identifying and tagging iPhones long after...

Uber: The Quicker Picker Upper

Shortcuts are now being introduced to the app so that it can predict your next destination based on a rider’s past destinations.
November 3, 2016

Uber has just announced that it will make their app more intuitive for both the rider and driver experience. Uber made a post on their website November 2 outlining their new features and explained the...

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