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17 Oct 2019

San Francisco Gives Cars the Boot for a Better Market Street

Imagine life on Market Street with no cars. You could play soccer, do somersaults or have a heated debate with your imaginary friend right in the middle of the road. Well, maybe not exactly…but close. The city is about to find out just what people will do in the middle

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06 May 2019

This is Why You Should Support the Uber & Lyft Strike On Wednesday

On Wednesday May 8th, Lyft and Uber drivers in cities across the US will be turning off their apps in protest as Uber’s IPO approaches. While the current list of cities includes New York, San Francisco, San Diego, LA, Philly, Chicago, DC, Boston and Minneapolis, ALL of us should refrain

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30 Aug 2018

Bay Area Woman Escapes Abduction by Lyft Driver

Oakland resident and artist Brittney Sundquist (27 yrs) escaped an attempted abduction by a Lyft Driver on August 23rd, 2018.  She filled a police report the next morning and posted a screenshot of the driver and aher storyn on her facebook the next day.  Britneys explained that the Lyft Driver

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12 Apr 2018

These E-Scooters Need to Be Stopped, And We Know How to Do it

On St. Patricks Day, former Uber executives and venture capitalists began dropping electric scooters on the streets of San Francisco like locusts.  They didn’t ask anyone’s permission (which is the Uber business model in more ways than one), they just started dumping e-scooters into the Financial District and near commuter hubs.  So while people

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28 Sep 2015

The Problems with Lyft, Uber, and the Rest of Them

This article originally appeared on App360 in February 2014 I don’t recall what ridesharing service it was. It could’ve been Lyft, Uber, Flywheel, Side Car, or Aladdin’s magic carpet. I don’t remember. Given the amount of startups in San Francisco, The City’s populace has become lab rats for the testing of every new app

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06 May 2015

The Power Sex Couple – Notes from an Uber/Lyft

An excerpt from the zine Behind the Wheel 2: Notes from an Uber/Lyft. Her rating is 4.2. I accept the ride automatically, like I do with all my Uber requests.  The ping comes in and I tap the flashing icon on my iPhone as quickly as possible before it expires.  I

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29 Apr 2015

The Funny, Sad, Crazy Uber Reviews on Twitter

Bitching about taxis is so 2012. Not only has Uber disrupted the way people get around town, they’ve also given everybody a new target of contempt. And just as their name suggests, Uber isn’t your run-of-the-mill whipping boy. No, they are the ultimate shock absorber for disdain. Remember when you

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