Lyft Introduces Carpooling Option

For a long time Lyft has said they were on the path to going back to their roots of true ridesharing – people matching up on trips that are already taking place. Today, they announced their new carpooling option – it goes live in the Bay Area first. 

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Massachusetts passes Rideshare regulations: Others might follow

Last week Boston passed law to regulate the burgeoning rideshare system in the city. L.A and Atlanta also are planning to or trying to pass regulation that will regulate pick up at airports. Here is what it means for you. Continue reading “Massachusetts passes Rideshare regulations: Others might follow”

Introducing Groups on SherpaShare Pulse

 Introducing Groups on SherpaShare Pulse

Introducing “Groups” on SherpaShare Pulse

We’re thrilled to roll-out the “Groups” feature in Pulse, which allows any independent workers to join and create their own groups.

When we launched our Pulse app in January, we did it in order to give an even stronger voice to drivers and independent workers around the world. The new “Groups” feature continues that mission of giving independent workers even more of a voice and more control.

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Arcade City: Can it challenge Uber and Lyft?

A new decentralized ride share system has emerged that has been garnering a lot of attention on Pulse. It is called Arcade City. Arcade City plans to radically change the rideshare landscape by offering peer to peer payment between riders and passengers. No cut is taken by Arcade City if you do not use their system to transfer payment. So, will it work? SherpaShare Blog takes a look. Continue reading “Arcade City: Can it challenge Uber and Lyft?”

Uber to buy Self Driving Cars: Reports

Uber is shopping around for a large fleet of autonomous vehicles according to various reports. This is the next step in the race to further automate the transportation industry. We recently covered the topic in our blog post about autonomous vehicles and this certainly seems to confirm the trend.  Continue reading “Uber to buy Self Driving Cars: Reports”

Uber launches Instant Pay option in SF

Uber is launching an Instant Pay option in SF this week for its partners in order to keep pace with similar offerings by Lyft and other daily pay merchants who already cater to the rideshare industry. Here we take a look at some of the instant pay options for our community and how they differ and whether they are right for you!
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Uber XChange or Breeze? When to rent or lease a car

Car leasing firms have been emerging as people look to facilitate and expand the growing market. Uber, Breeze among others often market low or no credit requirements to drive home in your own car. But with rates being slashed nationally, does it really make sense to rent a car? Continue reading “Uber XChange or Breeze? When to rent or lease a car”

Puke!! How to Deal with Messy Passengers and Get Uber and Lyft to Compensate You for It!

We are pleased to announce our new ‘How To’ video series! This week’s episode stars Fabianna, the 6 year old daughter of our community manager here at SherpaShare. She is going to help you claim your $$$ when a passenger makes a serious mess in your car!

Let us know what you think!

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The Effects of Ridesharing on your Mental Health

In light of the shootings in Michigan, there was a lot of uproar about whether Uber contractors should go through additional background checks, including but not limited to mental health checks. Uber already employs mental health checks in Mexico and more recently in Malaysia—should they do the same in the United States? What effect would these checks have, and what are some of the root causes of this perceived mental health issue? Continue reading “The Effects of Ridesharing on your Mental Health”