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American Airlines passenger planes crowd a runway where they are parked due to flight reductions to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa

Shifting Gears: Who’s getting what in the multitrillion-dollar coronavirus bailout

It was government to the rescue this week, at least for some hard-hit transportation sectors. Here's what each industry is getting.
A protester outside Uber's office in Massachusetts.

For the first time, Uber drivers and other gig workers would qualify for unemployment insurance as part of the Senate’s $2 trillion coronavirus ...

The Senate bill offers relief for gig workers like ride-hailing drivers who have seen their living decimated during the coronavirus crisis.
Uber car service on the streets of New York.

New York City offers to hire out-of-work Lyft, Uber, and taxi drivers to deliver food to the elderly

The NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission expects demand to increase and plans to pay drivers $15 per hour, plus reimbursement for gas mileage and tolls.
Quarter Car.

This driverless concept car has 4 individual sections for each rider to have their own area. It could be the future of rideshares in the age of corona...

On Tuesday, Uber and Lyft announced an indefinite suspension of shared ride options to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Uber says it’s working with health officials to deliver coronavirus tests

The company hosted an update call with analysts as its rides business sees heavy declines amid the spread of the virus.

Lyft drivers might start delivering food and medical supplies to help during the coronavirus outbreak, company says

The company says it is exploring ways to make "safe earning opportunities" available to its drivers that aren't ride-share services.
Uber also asked people to only travel if necessary .

Uber and Lyft suspend shared rides to combat the spread of coronavirus

New York City on Tuesday banned all shared rides in Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing operators in the US' largest city.
Francesco Seminario, a cab driver, wears a protective mask while sanitising his cab, as the business has faced losses in the country since the coronavirus outbreak, in Milan, Italy February 28, 2020.

Uber may suspend drivers who have coronavirus and will offer financial help for 14 days

The coronavirus outbreak has highlighted the precarity of gig workers.
Sidewalks are much safer for riders.

Electric scooter riders are often forced to choose between breaking the law and endangering themselves. Here’s how to change that.

Riding e-scooters is risky and dangerous, but it doesn't have to be. Clearer laws, required trainings, and opening up sidewalks may be the solution.

Nervous Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash gig workers say they’re using Lysol and considering hazmat suits as they decide whether to keep driving amid co...

Delivery workers and drivers are worried they lack a safety net if they encounter a sick customer or get sick themselves.