Tag: ridesharing

4 Posts

Dog driving a truck
May 07, 2019

Fido: Fetch Us a Ride!

Staff Blog

Dear Car Talk Pet Experts: I heard I can call a Lyft or an Uber to get my pet to the veterinarian. But what if the driver is afraid or allergic? I don't want to be stuck on the curb!

pets ridesharing

Jul 21, 2015

Do Uber and Lyft Redline Low-Income Communities?

Jim Motavalli

Some critics allege that ultra-modern ride-sharing services resemble old-line taxi operations in declining service to poor communities. No way, say Uber and Lyft.

public transportation ridesharing

Sep 05, 2014

Tesla and Uber: Disruptive Tech Fights the Old Guard

Jim Motavalli

By challenging traditional business models, these two companies are changing transportation forever--and fighting lawsuits from taxi companies and auto dealers.

ridesharing legislation

Oct 25, 2010

Car Sharing is an Idea Whose Time has Come, and it's Getting Personal

Jim Motavalli

Car sharing is growing rapidly in the U.S. and Europe, where it began. The next step is sharing personal cars, which sit idle more than 90 percent of the time. And California just made personal car sharing easier by taking away the insurance barriers.