An Uber driver makes a frantic phone call in Mandarin to gather information for paperwork. More than 20 staff members at Primetime Brokerage fields questions from swarms of anxious listeners that surround them. Such was the scene at the taxi and rideshare service agency based in Sunnyside, Queens Thursday afternoon, as dozens of Uber and […]
A new UCLA study finds ride-hail companies have been claiming a bigger piece of the pie ever since drivers began receiving a city-guaranteed minimum wage in 2019 — peaking in April 2020.
A surcharge added to every yellow or green cab ride could rise from 30 cents to $1 in a new effort to meet a long-blown accessibility deadline.
Often pitted against each other, yellow taxi and app-service drivers came together Wednesday to call on Hochul to hit the brakes on congestion pricing fees.
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. Abraham Lobe started driving for Uber in 2014, attracted by the possibility of earning extra money to supplement his work as a minister and the promise of owning a leased car after three years. […]
Drivers for app-based ride-hailing companies figured they were in for a pay bump starting in February. But new figures from the Taxi and Limousine Commission show about 50,000 of them were short-changed on about 200,000 trips in February and March. “It can never be the case that you go to work and you’re not getting […]