Uber

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
Dreamstime
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
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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Deco Carter, also known as Hip Hop Lyft on social media, is upset about missing a bonus given to some drivers.
Carrie Hodousek/KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
March 13, 2019 - 10:34 am
Hip-Hop Lyft driver Deco Carter of San Francisco is not happy he won't be getting the $1,000 bonus Lyft has promised to drivers ahead of the company's IPO.
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San Francisco International Airport / SFO
San Francisco International Airport / SFO (Photo credit: Jack Yaco)
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 01, 2019 - 9:24 am
Travelers who summon Uber X or Lyft to pick them up at San Francisco International Airport will save money if they wait for the driver at the airport's garage rather than in the congested arrivals area.
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 Jay Cradeur has experimented with driving for Uber and Lyft and in a taxi cab.
Jay Cradeur
Jenna Lane
February 19, 2019 - 10:40 am
A driver who's ferried passengers throughout the Bay Area as an Uber, Lyft and taxi cab driver feels that his chance of making a decent living is drying up no matter which service he offers.
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Some residents are complaining about a garage on Green Street in the Marina neighborhood of San Francisco where Uber sends e-bikes.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
November 01, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Uber's Jump Bike repair shop in the Marina has only been here a few weeks, but it's already rubbed some neighbors the wrong way and been cited for a violation by city regulators.
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