Ride-sharing companies spent over $1M lobbying in NYC

Ride-sharing companies spent over $1M lobbying in NYC

They’re spending über cash to fight city regulation. Uber and other ride-hail companies spent more than $1 million to lobby the de Blasio administration and the City Council between January and June, according to City Clerk records. The six months of spending…

Uber CEO slams driver who booted lesbian couple over kiss

Uber CEO slams driver who booted lesbian couple over kiss

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said drivers like the homophobic one who kicked a lesbian couple out of his car in Manhattan over the weekend just for kissing “don’t belong on Uber.” “I think they don’t belong driving period,” Khosrowshahi told The Post…

New Yorkers are the best tippers for Lyft drivers

New Yorkers are the best tippers for Lyft drivers

New Yorkers may act tough, but we’re softies when it comes to tipping. The Big Apple is home to the nation’s highest average tip amounts for Lyft drivers — with residents dropping up to $1,000 in extra cash on any given night,…

What to do next on congestion — and fixing the MTA

What to do next on congestion — and fixing the MTA

Gov. Cuomo and the state Legislature have finally found a new revenue source for the MTA: the app-based for-hire vehicles that serve more than 600,000 riders every day, most of them on the narrow island of Manhattan. These cars, along with taxis,…

Uber losses widen as scandals pile up

Uber losses widen as scandals pile up

Uber’s quarterly losses widened, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, as the ride-hailing company wades through legal troubles and faces regulatory scrutiny across the globe. The Silicon Valley-based company’s net loss increased to $1.46 billion in the third…