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Uber Testing Cash Payments in Colorado for the First Time http://bit.ly/2kPAznQ

Uber Testing Cash Payments in Colorado for the First Time
Harry here. Thanks to everyone who joined our Youtube Live event this week; you can find a replay here. One topic we didn’t touch on though was Uber’s new pilot program with cash payments in Colorado. Today, senior RSG contributor John Ince takes a look at that story, a…
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February 06, 2017 at 07:04PM

What is it Like to Drive for Amazon Flex in San Jose, CA? http://bit.ly/2kPJjKp

What is it Like to Drive for Amazon Flex in San Jose, CA?
Harry here. There’s no shortage of companies to work for in the on-demand economy, but one big name that has been gaining a lot of popularity lately is Amazon Flex. Today, RSG guest poster Laura M shares what it’s been like for her to work for Amazon Flex and compares it to h…
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February 06, 2017 at 04:03PM

RSG 2017 Survey Results: Driver Earnings, Satisfaction and Demographics http://bit.ly/2kPNfen

RSG 2017 Survey Results: Driver Earnings, Satisfaction and Demographics
Even though I’ve personally communicated with tens of thousands of drivers over the past few years, it’s always good to back up everything I’ve learned about drivers with some data. For example, I’ve been telling people for years that drivers stay busier with…
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February 06, 2017 at 02:00PM

RSG 2017 Survey Results: Driver Earnings, Satisfaction and Demographics http://bit.ly/2kPNfen

RSG 2017 Survey Results: Driver Earnings, Satisfaction and Demographics
Even though I’ve personally communicated with tens of thousands of drivers over the past few years, it’s always good to back up everything I’ve learned about drivers with some data. For example, I’ve been telling people for years that drivers stay busier with…
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February 06, 2017 at 02:00PM

January Sign Up Bonuses: New Lyft Payout Structure & More http://bit.ly/2keYOss

January Sign Up Bonuses: New Lyft Payout Structure & More
Harry here with our first bonus update of 2017. The new year has brought with it a few structural changes to Lyft’s new driver bonus program in some cities. Let’s take a look at what’s changed, and how you can get the best sign-on bonus available – whether you want to deliver…
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February 05, 2017 at 07:04PM

Lyft Cuts Rates and Uber to Pay $20 Million to Drivers http://bit.ly/2keZhuJ

Lyft Cuts Rates and Uber to Pay $20 Million to Drivers
Harry here. We’ve been waiting to see if Uber would cut fares this year and, to our surprise, they haven’t (yet). But yesterday, we found out that Lyft is actually cutting fares across the board in several cities. They’ve e-mailed drivers in affected cities and sa…
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February 05, 2017 at 04:04PM

How Technology Like Navdy Aims To Make Driving Easier (and Safer) http://bit.ly/2kPJ16t

How Technology Like Navdy Aims To Make Driving Easier (and Safer)
Harry here. Today, senior RSG contributor Christian Perea takes a look at a new technology for rideshare drivers called Navdy. It’s a heads up display unit with a lot of potential to make driving safer and easier. Whenever I hear about “new technology” in the conte…
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February 05, 2017 at 02:00PM

The Future of Uber and Lyft Fare Cuts http://bit.ly/2keTp4G

The Future of Uber and Lyft Fare Cuts
Harry here. We haven’t seen any fare cuts from Uber this year, but over the past few months, we’ve been noticing an alarming trend. Today, senior RSG contributor Christian Perea takes a look at the future of price cuts. 2017 marks the first year Uber has not cu…
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February 04, 2017 at 07:04PM

How Delivery Insurance Works And Options For Drivers http://bit.ly/2kPDQ6A

How Delivery Insurance Works And Options For Drivers
Harry here. Delivery app work is becoming increasingly popular with rideshare drivers and each app provides a different level of insurance coverage to its drivers. A rideshare insurance policy covers you while you drive passengers, but it may not provide coverage while you deliver packages or food.
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February 04, 2017 at 04:04PM

Lyft Plans to Expand to 100 More US Cities in 2017 [The Verge] http://bit.ly/2keXhTj

Lyft Plans to Expand to 100 More US Cities in 2017 [The Verge] Harry here. Lyft has been in the news a lot the past couple weeks, with big results from our survey, fare cuts/increases and now this latest expansion announcement. I think more competition is a good thing though, and I hope to see Lyft continue to do well and expand. Today, senior…
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February 04, 2017 at 02:00PM