Hundreds of Uber Drivers in Toronto Are Joining a Union

Hundreds of Uber Drivers in Toronto Are Joining a Union

In a growing number of cities where rideshare platforms operate, drivers are fed up with the low pay, long hours, and lack of basic worker protections that shlepping strangers around entails. In the U.S., this has led to large, coordinated protests and attempts to...
Couple ‘taken for a ride’ in Uber vomit scam

Couple ‘taken for a ride’ in Uber vomit scam

JONESBORO, Ark. – After a night downtown with several friends, a Jonesboro couple used Uber to take a ride home. They ended up being taken for a ride of a different kind when they were fraudulently charged $150 for a mess they could not have created. Reports call it...
Uber unveils new skyport designs for Uber Air

Uber unveils new skyport designs for Uber Air

Uber’s architecture and engineering partners have unveiled some new skyport designs. To be clear, Skyports are the areas where people will be able to board and disembark from Uber Air vehicles. At Uber Elevate today, eight firms unveiled 16 new designs for Skyports....
If you’ll pay more, new Uber Comfort offers Quiet Rides

If you’ll pay more, new Uber Comfort offers Quiet Rides

You can get access to Uber’s controversial Quiet Ride button that lets you ask your driver for silence if you’ll pay a 20% to 40% premium atop the UberX price. Today the Uber Comfort tier launches in 43 cities and smaller states in the US plus Ottawa, offering those...