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San Francisco International Airport - SFO
San Francisco International Airport - SFO (Photo credit: Kenishirotie)
Doug Sovern
June 29, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Sunday nights have been nightmarish for arriving passengers trying to hail an Uber or a Lyft at San Francisco International Airport since SFO has moved pickups to its domestic garage. But officials think they've finally solved the problem. SFO has moved the pickup zone for ride hail passengers away...
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A passenger in a car summoned by an app.
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Matt Bigler
May 31, 2019 - 9:47 am
State regulators have proposed doubling a planned fee for Uber and Lyft trips from five to 10 cents per ride. The money from the fee would fund California’s new ride-hail services for wheelchair users, which Uber and Lyft don't currently offer in any meaningful way. Uber has only recently begun to...
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 After dropping off passengers at a Broadway play, Johan Nijman, a for-hire driver who runs his own service and also drives for Uber on the side, drives through the West Side of Manhattan on Wednesday evening, August 8, 2018 in New York City.
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Susan Leigh Taylor
May 29, 2019 - 11:27 am
Some app drivers are using their time on the road for a potentially lucrative "side hustle" in real estate.
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San Francisco International Airport
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Margie Shafer
May 25, 2019 - 5:15 am
San Francisco International Airport is moving its domestic ride-sharing pick up operations to the top of the domestic parking garage.
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A passenger in a car summoned by an app.
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Holly Quan
May 21, 2019 - 11:00 am
A San Francisco supervisor wants to tax Uber and Lyft rides to pay for traffic improvements.
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The Coliseum station on BART had some emergency call boxes installed around April 24, 2019.
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Melissa Culross
May 10, 2019 - 11:44 pm
After peaking in 2016, the number of BART riders has been on the decline, especially in the evenings and on the weekends.
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Uber headquarters, San Francisco
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KCBS Radio Morning News
May 10, 2019 - 8:52 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Uber became the latest of the Bay Area's so-called "unicorn" companies to take its shares to the public markets on Friday, with an initial public offering aimed at raising more than $8 billion for the ride-hailing giant. Uber priced its shares at $45 on Thursday, at...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 09, 2019 - 4:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. The world's leading ride-hailing service set the stage for its long-awaited arrival on the stock market by pricing its initial public offering at $45 per share late...
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San Francisco traffic
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KCBS Radio Morning News
May 09, 2019 - 7:03 am
You don't need an academic study to tell you that traffic in San Francisco has gotten a lot worse in the last few years. But a new paper says traffic generated by Uber and Lyft is responsible for almost two-thirds of the increase in congestion over a six-year period. The study argues traffic...
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Holly Quan
KCBS Radio Morning News
May 08, 2019 - 7:04 am
With Uber's expected multi billion dollar initial public stock offering just two days away, some drivers for the ride-hailing platform and its rival Lyft staged a protest on Wednesday.
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