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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft announces “multimillion-dollar” initiative to invest in environmental projects as it hopes to offset 1M+ metric tons of carbon in the first year   —  The plan is to offset over a million metric tons of carbon  —  Lyft announced a multimillion-dollar investment to become …
Apr 19, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Chevrolet partners with Shell to let drivers in select cities pay for gas from their vehicle's infotainment screens through GM's Marketplace service   —  Teaming up with Shell this summer  —  Chevrolet is teaming up with Shell to launch a new feature that allows drivers to pay for gas from their vehicle's infotainment screen.
Apr 18, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it plans to integrate new forms of transportation into its app, including bikes and public transport, and debuts Uber Rent car-sharing in SF   —  Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is in Washington, DC today to extend the hand of friendship to cities and make some product news
Apr 11, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Coord, a spin-off of Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs, releases a free digital map of curbside parking and loading rules in San Francisco searchable by day, time, more   —  Alphabet's smart city spinoff has mapped all of San Francisco's parking rules  —  Urban curbsides have traditionally …
Mar 20, 2018, 1:35 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft confirms it has been testing subscriptions for rides for the past few months, starting at $199 for 30 rides a month   —  30 rides for $199 a month.  Or is it $300?  —  Lyft is testing monthly subscription plans for high-frequency users, a sign that the company is shifting toward a Netflix or Spotify model for transportation.
Mar 16, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Arlington, TX ditches charter buses as public transportation for a ridesharing service called Via, which will offer $3 rides and have 10 commuter vans on call   —  Via, the app-based ride-sharing service, is replacing bus services for an entire town in Texas, according to CBS This Morning.
Mar 12, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber begins using its self-driving trucks for some long haul cargo trips in Arizona as part of Uber Freight service, leaving the last stretch to human drivers   —  Via Uber Freight, the company's standalone trucking app  —  Uber's big push to dominate the trucking industry took a leap forward today …
Mar 6, 2018, 12:22 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber launches Express Pool, which gives cheaper fares to those willing to walk to shared rides, in SF, DC, LA, Miami, Philadelphia, San Diego, Denver, Boston   —  Uber's first new product in three years  —  UberPool has long occupied a weird place in the ride-hailing company's lineup of services.
Feb 21, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber will require drivers in the US to take six-hour breaks after driving a total of 12 hours in a single shift   —  The app will use GPS and telematics to track driving time  —  In an effort to combat drowsy driving, Uber announced today that it would require its most frequent drivers …
Feb 12, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Data from over 1.8M Uber drivers shows women earn $1.24/hour and $130/week less than men on average, in part because they drive slower and for fewer hours   —  Women drive slower than men, and for fewer hours  —  Men who drive for Uber earn roughly 7 percent more per hour than women …
Feb 7, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context

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