Lyft commissions return, Uber hits drivers with device fee

More big changes for drivers of Uber and Lyft: both real-time ridesharing apps are taking more money out of their drivers' pockets. I noticed today that my driver statement from Uber had a $10 weekly device fee, which means that if I don't drive for Uber in a week, I'll actually lose $10.  I'm not [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:18:29+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Drivers, Lyft, Uber|0 Comments

Quasi-investigative TV report on Uber and Lyft safety: Who’s driving you around?

WSOC-TV in Charlotte, NC ran a piece yesterday on Uber and Lyft safety concerns. Employing a hidden camera (I think), the journalist or journalists took five rides around town--and came up with no dirt or scandals! There's an oblique (and unattributed) reference to three guys who had criminal backgrounds and were driving for Uber in [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:38:10+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Crime, Drivers, Journalism, Video|0 Comments

Uber for business begins with expense management by Concur

Uber is making a push into the business travel market. Yesterday, the company announced its Uber for business program, which includes integrating expense management with Concur. Here are the details from Uber: For Businesses Employers visit our signup page to create a business account with Uber’s web portal From there, they link the payment method [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:39:11+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Business, Uber|0 Comments