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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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

Uber Is Offering Bagpipers on Demand for St. Patrick’s Day in Boston

Uber wants to give your St. Patrick’s Day celebration a boost this afternoon. The ride-sharing company is offering users in Boston the ability to order […]

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These Are the Biggest Lobbyists on Beacon Hill

Never before has the interplay between money and politics been so intensely scrutinized than we’ve seen in the 2016 presidential election season. On the state […]

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Meet One of Boston’s Highest-Rated Uber Drivers

Jennifer Fishman had just left her job as a Boston real estate agent to move to San Diego when she realized she had some downtime […]

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Grandmother Cited for Driving for Uber in Portsmouth Wants a Trial

In October, 63-year-old Stephanie Franz was cited for driving for Uber in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Franz, a grandmother, now wants to fight these citations at […]

Wellness

UberHealth Is Bringing Flu Prevention to Your Doorstep

Uber is bringing flu prevention right to your doorstep. On Thursday, Uber users can request delivery of a $10 “wellness pack”—stocked with supplies like tissues, hand […]

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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, 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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Number of Taxi Cab Rides in Boston Plummeting

When was the last time you took a taxi somewhere? Hard to remember, right? New numbers from the Boston Police Department hackney carriage division indicate your […]

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UberPOOL Launches in Boston

Despite opposition from local taxi cab drivers, Uber continues to operate—and expand—in Boston. On Thursday, the company’s local branch launched uberPOOL, a new option that […]

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State Legislators Pressured by Uber Campaign Speak out

Two state legislators targeted by Uber for sponsoring a bill on Beacon Hill that would regulate the ride hailing company spoke out in a Boston Globe […]

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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 […]