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The number of bike-sharing programs worldwide has doubled since 2014 — and the number of public bikes has increased almost 20-fold

Lyft acquired bike-sharing company Motivate on Monday, just months after competitor Uber acquired bike-sharing company Jump. It's "a natural extension" for the two ride-sharing companies, who currently own a very small share of a much larger global fleet.
Signs dictating certain areas as "no-go" zones for Uber, Grab, and other ride-sharing services are all over Bali.

‘Why should we make foreigners rich?’: Taxi drivers are taking on Uber and Grab in Bali, and some are turning to violence

An increasing number of the millions of tourists who visit Bali each year are using ride-sharing apps like Uber, and its Southeast Asian counterparts Grab and Go-Jek, to get around the island. The apps are disrupting centuries-old Balinese traditions and culture in unexpected ways.
Want a smoother Uber or Lyft ride? Keep these tips in mind.

Uber and Lyft drivers share their 11 best ride-hailing hacks

From quicker pickups to not getting charged a cleaning fee, if you ever wondered how to Uber and Lyft the right way, these tips from the drivers themselves are just for you.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Google Maps has a new plan to cash in on the growing crop of delivery, gaming and ride-sharing startups

Google Maps has always been impressive technology that lacked only a means to generate big revenue. With launch of new enterprise platform designed to assist delivery and ride-hailing companies, Google appears ready to finally cash in.

San Francisco just voted to regulate the glut of shared electric scooters that startups are putting all over the city’s streets

Scooter startups began leaving electric two-wheelers all over San Francisco a few weeks ago. Now the city has had enough.
Uber employees will be volunteering with Meals on Wheels as part of a new agreement between the app-based taxi company and the charity.

Uber is donating $1 million in cash and free rides to Meals on Wheels

Uber announced Monday it's partnering with Meals on Wheels. As part of the deal, the charity's volunteers will be able to get free rides when making deliveries.
"Stop assuming we don't need tips because Uber pays so well — they don't," one driver told Business Insider.

Uber and Lyft drivers are selling candy and snacks in their cars — and it’s indicative of a dark truth

Uber and Lyft drivers are turning to startups and apps to supplement their income.

Uber adds new features that let drivers work on their own terms

Uber released a third batch of new features for drivers focusing on giving them increased flexibility.