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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]