In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and consequential drops in ridership, mobility services, such as taxis and e-bike and e-scooter schemes, have been forced to suspend operations and find ways to adapt their offerings.
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Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria has expanded its Multi Purpose Taxi Program for disabled residents to include Uber in a trial in Geelong, with the aim to provide more accessible mobility options for those living with disabilities.
A collaborative study has examined how fatal and non-fatal road accidents have been affected since Uber's 2012 UK launch.
The functionality - in New York and the San Francisco Bay Area - allows riders to connect their Uber journey with their train journey in real-time, which aims to reduce train wait times and alleviate passenger stress.
The permit has been granted for the first time since Uber ceased autonomous testing in March 2018 after one of its vehicles was involved in an accident that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that the new feature allows drivers to set fares up to five times more than the original price set by Uber.
Through its City Mobility Campaign, Uber aims to create and support legislation at the state, local and federal level to increase funding for infrastructure to help protect cyclists and pedestrians.
The partnership has released a full-scale aircraft concept, which is part of an open design process, a NASA-inspired approach that is said to jump-start innovation by publicly releasing vehicle design concepts so any company can use them to innovate their air taxi models.
As the regulator of taxi and private hire services in London, Transport for London (TfL) is required to make a decision on Uber’s fitness and propriety before its current licence expires.
The service aims to make travel easier for commuters by providing the information they need to make the smartest possible journey choices.
This is the first time Uber has offered in-app e-mopeds anywhere in the world, and is considered another step towards its goal to become a one-stop mobility shop.