City shafting local dollar vans, licensing Cali startup as L train alternative
Aug 9, 2017
The startup, Chariot, markets itself as a clean and sterile ride share service in the Uber model and a direct competitor to dollar vans.
Ridesharing in the music industry: Sofar and the ticketed house show
Aug 1, 2017
Uber has demolished the taxi industry's ability to gate keep through medallions and, somewhat similarly, Sofar is opening up the world of music venues.
Uber would like you to stop flirting with fellow passengers please
Dec 12, 2016
A car full of strangers whose addresses you can learn if you pay attention to where they get dropped of sounds like a great...
Un-fare! Uber has a huge racism and sexism problem, according to a new study
Oct 31, 2016
The days of cabbies skipping fares based on the color of their skin have (surprise!) not gone away with the deluge of car-hailing apps....
Why NYC drivers want you to switch from Uber to Juno
Oct 17, 2016
When the car service app Lyft came to New York there were a number of people (myself included) who never thought they'd make a...
Do not let Uber’s Commute Card undercut the subway
Jul 13, 2016
I have heard tale of mysterious creatures of New York, the privileged souls who refuse — actually refuse! — to take the subway under...
Shocking scientific discovery: Uber is pretty much never cheaper than a taxi
Mar 19, 2015
This is an intervention: you've got to break up with Uber. Sorry, not sorry. We know it's hard; and deep down, there's probably a...
The City Council wants to cap Uber’s surge pricing
Jan 13, 2015
Uber, the cab company that wants you to think it's a lifestyle, an app, a brandstyle, a lifebrand, Christ anything but a company responsible...
Which cab app deserves your hard-earned cash?
Sep 4, 2014
We're not big cab people, but those times when you're late for a flight after oversleeping because you set your alarm clock for PM...
Food & Drink
Fly high with free wings from Bushwick’s The Rookery this weekend
Oct 4, 2013
Wings are the best bar food, there's no argument. Sorry vegans, go chew on a stick or something. The only problem with wings, really,...
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