Uber

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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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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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 12: A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car on June 12, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The California Public Utilities Commission is cracking down on ride sharing companies like Lyft, Uber and Sidecar
Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Matt Bigler
April 09, 2019 - 10:04 am
An Uber driver has been arrested for trying to break into his passengers' home in San Mateo after dropping the couple off at the airport.
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, a ride share car displays Lyft and Uber stickers on its front windshield in downtown Los Angeles. Law enforcement agencies and ride-hailing companies are intensifying efforts to warn passengers against getting in without checking to ensure both the vehicle and driver are legitimate. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 07, 2019 - 6:28 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Law enforcement agencies and ride-hailing companies are intensifying efforts to educate passengers about safety following the slaying of a University of South Carolina student who mistakenly got into a vehicle she thought was her Uber. Experts say would-be robbers and assailants...
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 31: An Amp sits on the dashboard of a Lyft driver's car on January 31, 2017 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft)
(Photo credit: Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft)
Matt Bigler
March 28, 2019 - 12:47 pm
With Lyft scheduled to begin selling stock as a public company on Friday, a California assemblywoman is pushing legislation that would make the company's drivers into employees rather than independent contractors.
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