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  1. Toronto (Ontario)
    Does Uber have any Driver Referral Codes to give to new drivers? I don't see any driver referral codes in the app and no referral bonuses can be found on the Uber web site. Someone asked me, so I had to check. I guess 70 K drivers in the GTA means an endless supply of cheap fungible drivers...
  2. News
    The cost of an Uber trip in Seattle will jump about 24% starting Friday as the ride-hailing company is raising its prices in response to a new law requiring drivers to be paid the city's minimum wage. The Seattle City Council unanimously voted in September to adopt new regulations designed to...
  3. Articles
    Here we are again, on the other side of Thanksgiving, and barrelling towards Christmas. What better gift for the holidays than sarcastic Uber Drivers telling their passengers what's what. This another entry in our regular series of articles that dives into the 'Golden Thread' of UP.NET (from...
  4. News
    Uber is formally launching two new features today: View as Driver and Profile Data Expiration. Uber claims these updates will make both riders and drivers feel safer by providing enhanced privacy and transparency. According to Uber's United States Safety Report released in December 2019, more...
  5. News
    10/15/2020 New Jersey will soon require signs, QR codes and placards on Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing vehicles to protect passengers from getting into the wrong car. "Sami's Law" was named after Samantha "Sami" Josephson, a 21-year-old University of South Carolina student from Robbinsville...
  6. Toronto (Ontario)
    https://uberpeople.net/threads/seattle-passes-minimum-wage-rate-for-uber-and-lyft-drivers.414217/ The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to adopt new regulations designed to ensure Uber and Lyft drivers earn the city's $16.39 per hour minimum wage. The new law requires transportation...
  7. News
    on sexual assault data Uber's San Francisco headquarters. The ride-hailing company has defied California regulators' demands for more information about sexual assault claims made by its customers and drivers. (Eric Risberg / Associated Press) By SUHAUNA HUSSAINSTAFF WRITER SEP. 1, 2020 5 AM...
  8. Advice
    Supposedly, there are more than 10 million americans without jobs right now. Once the stores start opening again and people start going outside, once the economy starts "recovering", what will happen to the people who are unemployed? More importantly, what will the unemployed do IN THE...
  9. New Jersey
    This is not surprising, but some people are scumbags. Imagine trying to ruin someone's life in order to save five or ten dollars. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/uber-drivers-are-losing-their-jobs-over-fake-dui-complaints/
  10. San Diego
    Mine was Saturday and it was straight robbery. Backstory: get a request for a pool ride Est 38$ 42 Minute ride. Ok Sweet good sunday morning ride. Drive 8 minutes to pick up and when im 2 lights away a second passenger is automatically added saying its +$10 onto the trip. Boom sweet good $50...
  11. News
    This article was originally posted on the Seattle board by local driver @dimwit_driver. I think it's good info and a benefit to others to see where their state ranks on this list. The 32 places Uber and Lyft drivers earn the most, according to the data Gridwise - a smartphone app designed...
  12. Melbourne
    Hi everyone, I'm a rider and I've noticed a trend that I think some drivers should be told about :( There's one nationality dominating driving Ubers in Melbourne and they just don't understand what to say and ask like there's no boundaries. To give you a bit of a background, I'm in my twenties...
  13. Stories
    Who has quit and understands what I mean about the driving detox from pax after you quit driving and rid all the thousands of problems and annoyances?:smiles: Inspired by this thread https://www.uberpeople.net/threads/on-day-14-of-quitting.354849/page-2#post-5617940
  14. Seattle
    SR 99 Tunnel Toll Rates Tolling in the SR 99 tunnel will begin November 9, 2019. Tolls will be collected in both directions as you exit the tunnel. Drivers with a Good To Go! pass will pay the lowest toll rate. Drivers who choose to register their license plate on a Good To Go! account without...
  15. Seattle
    Is Washington state barreling toward a recession? A new report says there's a chance Washington is headed for a recession sometime in the next year. Economic experts warn of 2020 recession The report comes from the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, calling for a 34.8...
  16. News
    A possible solution for the question: https://uberpeople.net/threads/how-do-you-protect-yourself-from-sick-pax.351974/ Often, we hail an Uber or Lyft and simply climb into the backseat with few questions asked. Unless it looks pretty grungy, we might not think about how clean the car is. But...
  17. Toronto (Ontario)
    Drivers think they are better than they are. Pax don't want to engage with any learning regards to the probelms/quirks of the app ("I know how to use it"). It is a microcosm of our society in the 21st century...
  18. Los Angeles & Orange County
    https://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-uber-fare-increase-20190531-story.html
  19. San Francisco
    SFPD’s finest are on every other corner around Carnival & Potrero Hill, all busy “not targeting” U/L drivers. Someone has to pay for those shiny new Interceptor cars & SUVs, this is your chance to contribute. You can relax if you see one of the old battered Crown Vics though, they’re stuck doing...
  20. Technology
    I have a system and technology to make it easy for Drivers and Passengers to instantly and securely confirm a ride match. I will be releasing a stand-alone app which issues a PIN for the driver or passenger to Confirm upon Pick Up. This eliminates the chance for the wrong passenger to get in...
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