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Uber to Repay Some Massachusetts Drivers More Than $210,000 in Toll Fees

Certain local Uber drivers are about to get a little extra money from the company. Some 336 Massachusetts drivers will be getting repaid around $625 each […]

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GE’s Jeff Immelt Could Be the Next CEO of Uber

GE head Jeffrey Immelt is on the shortlist to be Uber’s next CEO, Bloomberg reports. Immelt is leaving Boston-headquartered General Electric in August after a 16-year tenure, […]

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A New Background Check Ousted Thousands of Local Uber and Lyft Drivers

Newly intensified background checks in Massachusetts have led to thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers being taken off the road. Of the 70,789 people who underwent new screenings […]

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You Can Request Bagpipers with Uber Today

Update Friday, March 17: The day has arrived. To request a performance between now and 4 p.m., simply fire up the Uber app and type in […]

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There’s an All-Female Ride-Sharing App Called Safr in Boston

Looking for a new ride-sharing app? Safr is coming to Boston. The app is currently in the soft launch phase, with a full-blown debut planned for later this month. […]

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Have Uber Deliver Patriots Swag Right to Your Doorstep

Looking for an easy way to get your hands on official championship merchandise following the Patriots Super Bowl LI win? Need something to wear to […]

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Get a Free Ugly Sweater from Uber This Thursday

This season, you won’t have to worry about ugly sweater-themed holiday parties sneaking up on you. Forget about last-minute thrift shopping, because Uber is here to help. […]

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Uber and Lyft in Massachusetts to Start Background Checks Early

Beginning in April, if you hail a ride with Uber or Lyft, you can expect that your driver will have passed a background check. The […]

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Here’s Where Boston Uber Users Like to Get Dropped Off

If you want to know where local bon vivants should spend their time (and money), we at Boston magazine humbly suggest following our Twitter feeds, subscribing to […]

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Study: Uber Treats You Differently in Boston if You’re Black or a Woman

Trying to hail an Uber in Boston? If you’re black—or specifically, if your name sounds black—you might find it a little more difficult to find a […]

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Uber Is Delivering Free Flu Shots

With flu season looming, Uber is once again making it easier for you to protect yourself. As it did last fall, the ride hailing service […]

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The State’s Taxi Industry vs. Uber Battle Is Headed to Federal Court

Tension between the traditional taxi industry and ride-sharing companies shows no signs of dissipating. In Massachusetts, the former is now suing the Gov. Charlie Baker […]

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Boston Uber Riders Can Now Book Trips in Advance

Just days after their legislative victory atop Beacon Hill, ride-hailing app Uber is rolling out a new feature to help you perfect your Irish goodbye. Boston […]

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Lawmakers Reach Late-Night Compromise on Ride-Hailing Apps

State lawmakers reached a late-night compromise over proposed regulations for app-based ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft Sunday night, finagling a delicate balance between public safety and […]

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Uber Settles Class-Action Lawsuit in Mass., Will Pay Up to $100 Million

Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle two major class-action lawsuits in Massachusetts and California, as part of a compromise that […]