Uber, Lyft Drivers To Strike Today As Part Of Nationwide ProtestDrivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are turning off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors.
Thinking Of Becoming An Uber Driver For The Final Four? Here Are Some Things To ConsiderThe 2019 Final Four will mark yet another big-time event for Twin Cities tourism. With the increase in car and foot traffic comes an inevitable increase in Uber and Lyft requests, a side job many Minnesotans took advantage of during the 2018 Super Bowl.
Uber Offering Discounted Rides On Election DayUber is helping Americans get to the polls on Nov. 6 by offering discounted rides to polling places.
Uber Agrees To $148M Settlement With States Over Data BreachUber has agreed to pay $148 million and take steps to tighten data security, after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information.
Man Starts 'Amish Uber' Ride Service With His Horse And BuggyUsing his horse and buggy, Timothy Hochstedler has opened his own business called "Amish Uber."
Lynx And Uber Team Up To Support Breast Cancer ResearchUber will donate some proceeds from rides both to and from Lynx home games to the Mayo Clinic.
Uber Drivers Accused Of 'Vomit Fraud' By Overcharged PassengersDrivers are being accused of "vomit fraud," as many of the Uber employees allegedly claim their passengers threw up in the car after being picked up from a night of partying.
Police: Uber Driver Hits Passenger With Bat After Being Told He's Going Wrong WayAn Uber driver in Tennessee didn't react well to being told he was driving the wrong way and allegedly hit his passenger with a baseball bat.
Uber Ride Turns Into Love Story For Twin Cities WomanA woman in a bachelorette party got a life-changing ride to the State Fair last August. The driver is now her husband.
Officials: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Still Hit HerThe autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled, according to federal investigators.
Uber Driver Parlays Crazy Experiences Into MemoirA Minneapolis bartender/author found the rideshare life was filled with financial pitfalls and personal danger.