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4 Projects Trying to Make 911 as Fast as Uber

In the olden days when everyone still used landlines, you could count on an ambulance knowing exactly where to come find you whenever you...

Does Uber Actually Make Traffic Worse?

You hate it. I hate it. One of the few things in life that everyone can agree on is that traffic is the worst....
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Can You Bring a Gun in an Uber?

For many people, when rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft came onto the scene it completely changed how they viewed transportation options. Some regular...

Uber vs. Lyft: Which is Better for Riders and Drivers?

In 2015, Josh Waldrum from The Zebra did an experiment to see if it was possible to give up your car and depend solely on...
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Criminal Background Checks for Rideshare Drivers: Do You Believe in Second Chances?

If you knew your Uber or Lyft driver was convicted of a crime, would you still hitch a ride? What if the charge was...
Is this the end of car ownership? | Man hailing Uber

Is This the End of Car Ownership?

For many, driving a car is a rite of passage. I remember counting down the days until I could walk into the DMV and...
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Uber vs. Ambulances: Comparing Price, Safety & Response Time

Imagine it’s the middle of the night, and you wake up to intense pain. You’re alone and in no condition to drive. What would...

Should You Tip Your Uber Driver?

By now, you're accustomed to getting around via ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft. The convenience of using a smartphone to “hail” a ride...
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