Lyft and Uber fares are estimated to be nearly 80% higher than pre-pandemic prices in some cities. The companies say a driver shortage is pushing up prices.
Lyft will offer up to $15 for trips to or from a vaccination site. The deal covers daytime rides on bikes and scooters, as well as in cars.
All three companies say they intend to abide by local health protocols and safety guidelines as limited numbers of employees will be allowed to return to headquarters.
During the pandemic, Uber has doubled-down on delivery services while its ride-hailing business plummeted. The strategy appears to be working so well it could outlast the health crisis.
The ride-hailing giant once believed it was crucial to develop autonomous driving technology in-house, and spent billions of dollars on the effort. Now it's letting another company lead the charge.
Uber and Lyft are cheering the passage of Prop 22, which says they don't have to treat their drivers as employees and provide benefits such as paid sick leave. Critics say they'll keep fighting.
The suit alleges Uber's rating system, which is based on passenger reviews, discriminates against drivers who are not white or who have accents. Uber says the allegation is untrue.
The ruling is a blow to Uber and Lyft, which have argued they are not subject to state labor law. But the court's order could still be upended by a ballot measure backed by the ride-hailing companies.
Regulators had refused to renew Uber's license, finding its lax security controls had put passengers at risk. But a court found that Uber had fixed the problems and was fit to operate in the city.
Rafaela Vasquez was watching the television show The Voice when the car struck a pedestrian walking her bike across a Tempe street at night.
An appeals court has given the ride-hailing companies more time to fight a judge's order that they reclassify their drivers as employees to comply with state law.
Federal prosecutors allege Uber's former chief security officer Joe Sullivan covered up the breach and arranged a $100,000 payment to the hackers.
Uber and Lyft have been fighting California over whether drivers are employees, entitled to benefits, or independent contractors. A state judge orders them to consider all those drivers employees.
The deal is a sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Uber's business model upside down, with customers shunning ride-hailing and flocking to delivery services.
An Uber driver has rallied her community in Henry County to care for an 89-year-old veteran she met on the job. Lauren Mulvihill took Ronald Dembner...