Uber, Lyft drivers form caravan to press for wage hikes as gas prices surge
Uber and Lyft have allowed fuel surcharges elsewhere, but are not allowing them for New York City drivers, who were given an unrelated pay bump following a local 2018 mandate.
Mar 29, 4:15 PM
'It will take care of our family' — NYC's for-hire vehicle drivers get 5.3% raise
The raise comes to reflect the 5.3% rise in the Consumer Price Index.
Feb 12, 8:01 AM
Taxi Drivers Plead With NYC To Offer Better Debt Relief Deal
The value of a yellow taxi medallion has plummeted from more than $1.2 million at its peak in 2014 to about $100,000 today.
Oct 9, 2021 12:36 PM
Revel Claims NYC Is Blocking Its Push To Put Tesla Taxis On Streets
The TLC has scheduled a hearing for primary day on plans to close a loophole that would have allowed the Revel Tesla Taxis.
Jun 7, 2021 4:00 PM
Uber And Lyft Drivers Should Receive State Unemployment Benefits Immediately, Federal Judge Rules
The drivers for the apps had only qualified for federal unemployment initially because they were classifed as freelancers.
Jul 28, 2020 2:24 PM
Citi Bike Expands To The Bronx And Upper Manhattan, As Lyft Lays Off Workers
The northern expansion of Citi Bike is set to begin on May 4th, and will include more than 100 new stations by the end of July, according to a Lyft spokesperson.
Apr 29, 2020 5:29 PM
Alternate Side Parking Suspended For A Week, New Restrictions Announced On For-Hire Vehicles
There is a possibility it will be extended beyond that. "We'll see how it goes," de Blasio said.
Mar 17, 2020 3:36 PM
Citi Bike's E-Bikes Are Back On The Street After Long Absence Due To Safety Issue
Lyft, which owns Citi Bike, has also rolled out a new pricing scheme for the bikes.
Feb 19, 2020 8:33 AM
MTA Plan To Subsidize Late-Night Uber Rides Gets One Star From Transit Advocates
"There's been small cottage industry around trying this and no real evidence of success."
Feb 4, 2020 2:44 PM
Judge Strikes Down De Blasio's Cruising Time Caps On Uber, Lyft
The upcoming New York City rule would have restricted the amount of time app-based drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft can spend cruising without passengers below 96th Street in Manhattan.
Dec 24, 2019 11:43 AM
Citi Bike Postpones Roll Out Of New Pedal-Assist E-Bikes
A company spokesperson vowed on multiple occasions that the bikes would be available again come 'fall.'
Nov 22, 2019 1:00 PM
Two NYC Women Sue Lyft For Permitting A 'Sexual Predator Crisis' Among Drivers
“They are both emotionally traumatized and they’re getting therapy."
Sep 27, 2019 5:49 PM
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