ridehailing

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Exploring The Ethics of Ridehailing Apps

Via strives to be environmentally friendly, wants to decrease traffic congestion, and pays its drivers more than Uber and Lyft—but is there a catch?
VICE Staff
3.15.19
transportation

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

Via pays its drivers more than any other company, focuses on environmentally friendly practices, and wants to decrease traffic congestion. But is there a catch?
Ankita Rao
3.7.19
On Demand

You Can Hail a Public Bus Like an Uber in This City

Can on-demand buses stop Uber from cannibalizing public transit?
Tracey Lindeman
10.5.18
Moveable

Ride-Hailing Is Deepening Social and Economic Inequity in the US

It’s making public transit worse.
Tracey Lindeman
2.10.18
Europe

European Taxi Unions Merge to Create United Front Against ‘Uber Lobby’

The unions and banding together to combat "unlawful competition."
Sam Edwards
11.1.16
apps

Car Makers Hedge Against the Future with Ridesharing Investments

Toyota, GM, and Ford must adjust to a future which on-demand rides are a big part of how people get around.
John Wenz
5.31.16
Uber Earth

In China, Uber and Competitor Didi Are Still Plagued by Driver Fraud

Is China's ride-hailing system doomed due to corruption?
Yiwei Tian
5.31.16
Uber Earth

Uber Monitors When Drivers Move Their Phones, But the Results May Be Faulty

Uber wants to encourage safe driving practices, but drivers are annoyed and say the system doesn’t work well.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.26.16
Uber Earth

What It Takes to Lure Uber to Your Small Town

It helps to have a college.
Leif Johnson
5.26.16
Uber Earth

This Guy Quit His Engineer Job to Run a Blog All About Uber

Harry Campbell is The Rideshare Guy.
Louise Matsakis
5.24.16