• Uber and Lyft Made Traffic Worse in San Francisco. But It's Complicated

    1 month ago - By Wired

    A new report concludes that Uber and Lyft were responsible for 51 percent of the daily vehicle delay hours in the city between 2010 and 2016, but there are a few big caveats.
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  • Uber and Lyft are responsible for about half of SF's rise in traffic since 2010, SFCTA says

    Uber and Lyft are responsible for about half of SF's rise in traffic since 2010, SFCTA says

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Uber and Lyft are often times the ones to blame for the rise in traffic and congestion in cities. In San Francisco, the two ride-hailing services are undoubtedly partially to blame, but not entirely to blame, according to a new study from the San Francisco County Transportation Authority. The gist is that while ride-hailing companies have contributed to the increase in traffic congestion in San Francisco, jobs and population growth also play a major role.
    Between 2010 and 2016, according to the SFCTA, ride-hailing services accounted for:
    51 percent of the increase in daily vehicle hours of...
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