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  1. New Jersey
    Saturday(technically Sunday), at around 2AM, I got a long trip request from Lyft—it’s annoying that Lyft lists it as 45+ minutes rather than 60+ minutes that it was. Regardless, I had my mind set on not turning such a money-making trip, as this has been by far my slowest post-holiday, pre-MMDW...
  2. New York City
    I plan to buy a new Car and drive for Uber once the NYC Cap is lifted in August, Is it better to apply for TLC License right now or should I just wait till June or July to apply, Only disadvantage of getting TLC License earlier that I can think of is that License will expire earlier. but what...
  3. News
    https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/us-world-news/man-attacks-uber-driver-car-with-bike-lock The NYPD is asking for the public's help identifying the man seen in video jumping on a car and screaming after he smashes the front and back windshield. The alarming incident occurred on Jan. 18 at...
  4. News
    The ride-hailing giant's former leader purchased a Soho apartment with a private 20-foot outdoor pool in a Renzo Piano-designed building Travis Kalanick, co-founder of ride-hailing giant Uber who was pushed out as chief executive by investors last year, has inked a deal to buy a glamorous New...
  5. News
    https://pix11.com/2018/10/31/uber-driver-opening-door-for-passenger-struck-and-killed-by-car-in-manhattan/amp/ An Uber driver who was opening a car door for a passenger in Manhattan was struck and killed by a driver on Sunday morning, police said. The 45-year-old victim, identified as Bing...
  6. New York City
    I was looking for Uber hubs and Google came up with an Uber office in Chelsea Manhattan on 636 W 28th St, New York, NY 10001, but anybody here been there? and know if they have the wav, defensive driving, medical exam and tlc process there? Reviews on Google are kinda misleading and annoying so...
  7. New York City
    This may be something you are already aware of, but check it out. Increased surcharge for all trips below 96th st in Manhattan. https://www.blackcarnews.com/article/congestion-pricing-coming-for-fhv-taxi-drivers-in-2019 What I'm trying to figure out, how exactly does this impact the driver...
  8. New York City
    https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/02/new-york-surcharge-uber-lyft-manhattan/ As part of the budget that New York lawmakers passed last Friday, ride-hailing services and taxis face a new fee if they drive in Manhattan. These aren't nickel-and-dime increases, either: Uber, Lyft and the like face...
  9. Advice
    Relatively new LI uber driver(about500 rides) i think the pay stinks in general but I really hate what happened to me yesterday. Picked up a druish american princess in Great Neck at 3:30pm. Of course had no way to know she was going to Manhattan til I got there because dumb app didnt think it...
  10. New York City
    Hi Everyone, I live in Manhattan and am becoming an uber driver? Where do people park their cars overnight for cheap? Do some park in Brooklyn/Queens/NJ on the street and take the subway back if they live in Manhattan? Can't pay these crazy parking garage expenses in Manhattan right now...
  11. New York City
    https://www.newsday.com/news/new-york/gov-cuomo-praises-manhattan-congestion-pricing-plan-1.16275930 Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Saturday said adding charges on "for-hire" vehicles such as Uber and Lyft could help ease the massive, mind-numbing traffic in Manhattan. "That is one of the first...
  12. New Jersey
    I think I just had a Eureka moment - I am probably not the 1st one to have this idea, but I haven’t seen the term “Destination Surge” anywhere - Uber & Lyft should put in a “Destination Surge” for rides that are going to a heavily crowded location. For example - Manhattan in December is a...
  13. New York City
    Hi there, I'm a new Uber driver, still waiting for my TLC license in the mail and from what I understand after calling TLC, it was approved finally on 08/17/2017 and I took my 24 hour course test on the 12th but it still hasn't even been mailed out yet. And according to the website, it was just...
  14. Pay
    Hi all, I'm new here, I want to start by UBER (with Uber X) How much $$$ can I make? lets say: 1 Week = 40 hours Please help me with this information. Thank you in advance.
  15. New York City
    I need to catch a ride between 3:45-4 AM this Sunday, the 29th from manhattan to the newark airport. Will there be drivers available around that time?
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