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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
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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
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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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December 20, 2018 - 5:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Yorkers won't have to pay the proposed congestion pricing surcharge when taking taxis or for-hire vehicles --- for now. It was slated to go into effect Jan. 1, but a judge temporarily blocked the move Thursday afternoon. The halt comes after drivers sued over the...
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A yellow cab in New York City.
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December 20, 2018 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's been plenty of focus on congestion pricing to fix New York City subways, that would have to be approved by the state legislature. RELATED: Bah Humbug: Is congestion pricing in Manhattan close to approval? | State Budget Will Include Congestion Surcharge On Taxis,...
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December 17, 2018 - 9:59 am
PATCHOGUE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A Lyft driver is facing charges for allegedly sexually abusing a passenger. RELATED: Hackensack cops chase down bank robbery suspect fleeing scene in Lyft | NYC council votes to cap Uber, Lyft, other ride-sharing apps | Lyft beefing up background checks after latest...
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November 05, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Ride-share companies are capitalizing on voter enthusiasm ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections by offering free or discounted rides to the polls in shared cars, bikes and scooters.
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