Denver plans crackdown on scooter riders
(Denver, Colo.) If you ride rented scooters on Denver's sidewalks or illegally park them, prepare to get a ticket. City Councilmember Chris Hinds has complained that scooter riders don't follow city rules for several months. Now, the city is looking into how to enforce laws already on the books.
Citi Bike drops off new electric bicycles in Washington Heights
(John Moore/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Citi Bike celebrated Cinco de Mayo by distributing new electric bicycles across the city and bike stations throughout Washington Heights, the company announced Thursday.
Gas Prices Puts Pressure on Uber and Lyft Drivers as They Consider Ditching the Apps Altoghether
Gas prices have been at record highs over the past couple of months and rideshare drivers are having a hard time keeping up. At its highest point this Spring, a gallon of gas was as much as $6.09 per gallon in Western states like California. However, prices remained above the $4 dollar mark for much of the United States as well, prompting local congressmen to introduce the idea of a gas stimulus rebate in order to curb the staggering costs of filling up the gas tank.
Baltimore partners with Lyft for free rides to and from work for newly employed
(Tom Williams/Getty Images) The city launched a new program that provides free rides to and from work for newly employed residents of Baltimore City. The "Let's Ride to Work" program, in partnership with ride-share provider Lyft, offers up to 40 rides during the first four weeks of employment per each eligible resident.
Rideshare Drivers Demand Better Pay, 70-year-old Driver Carjacked
Chicago rideshare drivers demand better wages promoting the Living Wage and Safety Oridence introduced by Alderman Roderick Sawyer. ABC 7 News reports that drivers held a rally outside the Chicago Uber hub in the Noble Square neighborhood Wednesday, voicing concerns and frustrations about low pay. The group said they are struggling to make ends meet, as the majority drive for the companies full-time.
Businesses Price Gouging At-Home COVID Tests
Rapid Antigen Tests are now available for purchase on food delivery apps like Uber Eats and Door Dash, but the costs are high as a reflection of demand. At-home rapid antigen tests can now be purchased alongside a meal on several food delivery apps.