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Uber and Lyft Cost the MBTA $20 Million a Year, a New Study Says

As the number of Uber and Lyft drivers circulating through Greater Boston’s streets keeps increasing, trips using the services are taking millions of dollars in fare […]

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Charlie Baker Backs Proposed Ridesharing Changes at Logan

Update: Massport on Thursday approved a compromise plan for ride-share trips at airports that will: ban curbside pickups at airport terminals; allow curbside drop-offs only between the hours of […]

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Getting Around Boston in a Wheelchair Should Be Getting Easier

Accessible transportation in Boston is moving forward with a new pilot program that will make it easier for people in wheelchairs to catch a ride. […]

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Ubering to Logan Airport Might Get More Expensive and Less Convenient

Your Uber home from the airport could be getting more expensive and less convenient, thanks to a new Massport proposal. The plan, meant to alleviate […]

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Use This Discounted Lyft Code as Your Pre-Thanksgiving Designated Driver

Here’s hoping you’re already planning to get a lift home after catching up with hometown friends over a few pints this Thanksgiving eve. The popularity […]

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The Massachusetts Brewers Guild Partners with Lyft

The Massachusetts Brewers Guild just released a beer “passport” app, but the industry can’t expect beer fans to navigate their phones while also navigating their car. So, […]

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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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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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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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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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Fasten Looks to Join Boston’s Ride Hailing Market

The rapid growth of Uber and Lyft is not scaring off possible competitors in the hypercompetitive Boston ride hailing market. Fasten entered the Boston market […]

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Boston Taxis Hope to Fend off Extinction with New Apps

Boston area taxis will soon be accessible via apps that are similar to Uber and Lyft, the popular ride hailing services that have gradually cut […]

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Lyft Line Service Arrives in Boston

Watch out taxis because it appears Boston is at the beginning of a ride hailing app war. In August, Uber launched UberPool, a service that allows […]

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Lyft, Uber to Face off with Taxis at Beacon Hill Hearing

The slew of bills aiming to regulate the ride hailing industry are set to go before the Financial Services Committee on Beacon Hill during a Tuesday […]

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Uber Fights Massachusetts Taxi Cartels with Sophisticated Campaign

While taxi cab drivers in Cambridge throw a fit about the end of their government-enforced monopoly, ride-hailing juggernaut Uber is fighting back with a sophisticated digital […]