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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
A look at the progress of Ford's autonomous driving tech and how one of its cars navigated a complex environment and challenging scenarios in a test ride   —  I went to Miami to immerse myself in Ford's AV Westworld  —  It was a humid, overcast day in Miami, and I needed …
Nov 16, 2018, 9:45 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber announces Uber Pro, a new rewards program for high performing drivers, rolling out first in Seattle, Chicago, New Orleans, and Phoenix   —  Part of a broader effort to improve relations with drivers (and discourage them from driving for Lyft)  —  Uber drivers who maintain high ratings …
Nov 1, 2018, 11:32 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber announces Ride Pass, a $14.99+ per month service that locks in a flat fare for UberX and UberPool trips, available today in five US cities   —  For $14.99 a month, riders get flat, heavily discounted fares that can save them 15 percent on travel  —  Uber has a new plan to lock customers …
Oct 30, 2018, 12:08 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft launches All-Access Pass subscription plan for $299 per month for 30 rides costing up to $15 each, for single-passenger trips and carpooling rides   —  Netflix, but for rides  —  Lyft's monthly subscription experiment is going national.  The ride-hailing company has been tinkering …
Oct 16, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
New York's MTA announces Transit Tech Lab, an accelerator to help vet high-tech solutions to the extensive problems with its subway and bus systems   —  ‘A dire need’ for new products to fix subway delays and move buses through congested streets  —  New York's subways and buses are in crisis.
Oct 10, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waze announces a US-wide rollout of its carpooling service Waze Carpool, first launched in 2016   —  The navigation app first started experimenting with carpooling in 2016  —  For many drivers, Waze is the go-to app for circumnavigating pesky traffic jams.
Oct 10, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it is partnering with nonprofits to help riders and drivers register to vote and find their polling places on November 6 via a poll locator button   —  And maybe even drive you there for free  —  Every election season, Uber and Lyft jockey for the position of the most civic-minded …
Oct 4, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it will spend $10M over three years to support eco causes in cities it operates in and will install bike charging stations starting in Sacramento   —  Including $1 million to support congestion pricing in New York City  —  Uber made a series of announcements Wednesday designed …
Sep 26, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber launches the Global Security Center, a Washington, DC-based hub that will manage the company's responses to global crises such as natural disasters   —  When hurricanes strike, Uber's new centralized security team will make decisions to cap prices or suspend service
Sep 25, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft passes 1 billion trips six years after its founding, amid some concerns about its future growth ahead of a potential IPO   —  But can the ride-hailing company keep up the pace?  —  Earlier this month, Lyft crossed a major milestone when it completed its 1 billionth trip.
Sep 18, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context

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