Uber and Lyft drivers tell FOX 7 Austin that there is a higher demand and riders are using rideshares nonstop.
Uber says that it is keeping its mask policy in place to follow the federal CDC mandate requiring travelers to wear a mask.
Uber is dedicating $250 million to enticing potential new employees and offering better incentives to current drivers.
Uber has been ordered to pay $1.1 million to a blind passenger after an independent arbitrator ruled that the company's drivers discriminated against her after refusing her rides on 14 separate occasions.
Malaysia King, 24, was arrested on Thursday by Las Vegas police for her role in the incident, according to the San Francisco Police Department. The ordeal was caught on video and quickly went viral.
A dispute inside an Uber over a passenger refusing to put on a face mask turned physical.
Walgreens is teaming up with Uber to offer free rides to vaccine appointments, furthering Uber’s initiative to ensure transportation isn’t the reason somebody can’t get the vaccine.
Uber announced that it will send users up-to-date information about unrest at state capitols ahead of Inauguration Day and “will not hesitate” to ban users who violate its policies on “violent behavior and illegal activity.”
Uber has pledged 10 million free or discounted rides for those seeking to get the coronavirus vaccine, saying it wants to ensure transportation is not a barrier.
The battle between the powerhouses of the so-called gig economy and labor unions including the International Brotherhood of Teamsters could become the most expensive ballot measure in state history. Voters are weighing whether to create an exemption to a new state law aimed at providing wage and benefit protections to drivers.
Mask slackers will now have to provide photographic proof they’re wearing a face covering before boarding an Uber.
This month, Lyft and Uber were ordered by San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ethan Schulman to reclassify their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors under state law AB5, which took effect on Jan. 1.
Uber's CEO said the ride-hailing company could cut service in California if a rule takes effect that grants drivers the status and benefits of employees.
Uber said it will require drivers to take a selfie in the app to enforce the rule.
Uber has already imposed a hiring freeze and has offered up to 14 days of financial assistance to drivers and delivery workers who were diagnosed with COVID-19.
California is suing ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, alleging they misclassified their drivers as independent contractors under the state’s new labor law.
In a statement, Uber said Kalanick is leaving the board to focus on his new business and philanthropic endeavors.
Uber is about to get in gear with the first step towards putting self-driving cars on the streets of Dallas and its suburbs.
More details are spilling out from Uber's lawsuit with Google's self driving car company Waymo. Hillary Vaughn explains from the FOX Business Studio.
An Austin man says an Uber driver refused to give him a ride because he had a service dog with him.