Uber

Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2020 - 7:30 am
In an effort to support Black-owned businesses, Uber will begin making changes to its ride-hailing app and Uber Eats delivery service. For the remainder of the year they will not charge delivery fees to Black-owned restaurants.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 06, 2020 - 4:58 pm
Uber will soon require that its passengers and drivers wear face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. No start date has been reported, but the company is encouraging people to always wear face masks.
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 15, 2019 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Uber today launched an ad campaign featuring Martha Stewart for its high-end luxury “Uber Black” and “Uber Black SUV” services. Features include a quieter ride, personal temperature control settings and extra help with luggage. The new features are available in 35 cities...
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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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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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March 06, 2019 - 11:03 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are currently searching for a gunman who fatally shot a 26-year-old man getting into an Uber. It happened in front of a Bedford Stuyvesant restaurant on Bedford Avenue at about 11:25 p.m. according to reports. Officials say a man on the bicycle pulled up to the...
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Taxi driver protest
1010 WINS
February 04, 2019 - 6:59 am
Taxi drivers on Sunday protested the new congestion pricing surcharge being imposed on drivers headed to parts of Manhattan.
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Congestion pricing traffic
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
February 02, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Taxis and for-hire vehicles cost more in Manhattan starting Saturday after the congestion pricing increase kicked in.
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Uber, Lyft fares go up
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February 01, 2019 - 6:56 am
Uber and Lyft are going to put the increase into effect today and will pass the increase on to customers immediately. Although unclear of how much the charge will be, it will be based on the length of your trip, Schuck reported.
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January 22, 2019 - 2:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A California Uber driver got the scare of his life Saturday night when his passenger grabbed the steering wheel while on a freeway. The entire episode was captured on driver Dax Castro's dashcam. In the video, the passenger is seen grabbing the wheel. "You gotta let go, man...
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