Lyft

Uber and Lyft drivers protest changes in the apps
Glenn Schuck
Andrew Weber
September 17, 2019 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Uber and Lyft drivers nearly halted traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge and FDR Drive Tuesday morning as part of a protest against new changes with the ride-hailing apps. Uber is starting a policy today which kicks drivers off the app between rides, in order to comply with New...
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TLC meeting
Juliet Papa
Andrew Weber
August 07, 2019 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission approved new rules regulating app-based for-hire car services at a meeting Wednesday. The rules would limit the amount of time drivers in Manhattan below 96th Street could drive without passengers. The measures passed over some...
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June 20, 2019 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Sami’s law is being signed in New Jersey today. The law will require ride-hailing companies in the state to improve passenger safety. This, after Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina student from Robbinsville was kidnapped and killed after getting into a car she...
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June 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Mayor de Blasio announced a new plan from the Taxi and Limousine Commission to extend the existing cap on for-hire vehicle licenses and add a new cap on how long for-hire vehicles can drive around Manhattan below 96th Street without passengers. These two caps combined, the...
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Andrew Weber
May 28, 2019 - 7:21 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police have obtained video footage of the beating of a Lyft driver in Queens last week and the events leading up to it. Video of NYC Lyft Passenger Caught on Camera Savagely Beating Driver | NBC New York The footage shows a man and woman getting into the car and asking to be...
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Lyft
Drew Angerer / Staff
Andrew Weber
May 24, 2019 - 9:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A group of criminals is robbing Lyft drivers by exploiting a weakness in the Lyft drivers app. Driver Kaymiul Uddin told 1010 WINS that thieves snatched his phone, typed stuff on it, then dropped it and ran out of his car. “I picked up my phone. They closed all the apps,”...
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Andrew Weber
May 21, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Consumer Reports study finds that one out of six Uber and Lyft vehicles operating in New York City and Seattle areas have open safety recalls. These recalls include for dangerous unfixed airbags, and potential for vehicles to catch on fire or for engines to shut down...
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Uber, Lyft fares go up
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 08, 2019 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Uber and Lyft drivers weren't picking up fares on Wednesday morning, instead they drove a caravan across the Brooklyn Bridge before a rally outside of the Uber and Lyft offices in Queens. RELATED: Report: Uber barring its ex CEO from NYSE balcony during IPO Uber looks to...
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USA Today
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 02, 2019 - 8:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Lyft lawsuit attempting to block the implementation of minimum wage law in New York City was dismissed by a New York State judge. At the end of January, Lyft sued the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission over the new law that requires drivers for ridehailing...
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Uber, Lyft fares go up
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April 15, 2019 - 3:06 pm
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The parents of Samantha Josephson are trying to make something positive out of the death of their daughter. She was the New Jersey college student who got into a car she mistook for an Uber. The driver is now charged with murder. RELATED: Chief: Ride-share mistake...
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