Sharing Economy In the Bay Area



Tips for driving in San Francisco


Driving around in the city can be very stressful, especially if you’re an Uber or Lyft driver. Here are some tips to stay calm and maximize your profits! Continue reading “Tips for driving in San Francisco”


Is there racism in the sharing economy?


The subject of racism has become an issue on the platforms of some of the Bay Area’s best tech companies, and experts say the business models of the “sharing economy” could keep startups from addressing the issue. Based my own personal experiences as both an Uber and Lyft driver, this revelation is quite shocking. Continue reading “Is there racism in the sharing economy?”

Lyft Partners up with Ghostbusters!


This past July, Lyft partnered up with Ghostbusters and Hollywood! Subscribers to the Lyft ride-sharing service were able to request a lift in the Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters before the film’s release. Continue reading “Lyft Partners up with Ghostbusters!”

Are people tired of working in the sharing economy?


Some people may argue and say we’ve reached the peak of the “sharing” economy.

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Personal Story: The life of an Uber and Lyft driver


So here is a little story from my own personal experience. I have actually worked for both Uber and Lyft as a driver for each company! First of all, I want to say that I really enjoy driving for these companies. You meet very interesting people during your hours driving on the road.

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Legal Troubles with Lyft and Uber


Uber and Lyft are successful, innovative companies that are offering helpful services to people all over the world, so it’s interesting to note the amount of legal troubles both companies have faced recently. Today, we will look at some of the biggest legal issues that Lyft and Uber are currently experiencing.  Continue reading “Legal Troubles with Lyft and Uber”

Uber vs Lyft: Who should you pick?


So what’s the difference between Uber and Lyft? That’s a very good question and today we will take a look at some key differences (or similarities) between the two ride-sharing companies.

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Lyft: A ride whenever you need one


Lyft, Uber’s biggest competitor, is another ride-sharing company that has emerged from the sharing economy. Similar to Uber, Lyft is a mobile application that connects consumers who need a ride with drivers who offer their personal cars as a ride-sharing service.

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What is the sharing economy?


Companies like Airbnb, Lyft and Uber are disrupting businesses across a variety of industries. The modern day consumer has access to a plethora of new options when it comes to finding transportation or even finding a place to stay. Just as Netflix did with TV, the sharing economy is blowing up the industrial model of companies owning and people consuming, which allows normal citizens to be either a producer or consumer of their choosing.

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