Uber still believes autonomous vehicles have a future, says CEO
12 April, 2018, 00:29 | Author: Lora Ball
There will only be 250 bikes available on the app when the program launches in San Francisco next week.
"Launching Uber Movement in Pittsburgh is our next step in giving back to the Steel City and reflects our broader mission to make cities more livable and sustainable", said Andrew Salzberg, Uber's head of Transportation Policy and Research, in a press statement.
Days after acquiring e-bike start-up Jump, Uberannounced Wednesday that Washington users can now rent the company's pedal-assist bikes straight from the Uber app. They could all do it without leaving the Uber app. Call it ...
San Francisco-based Getaround lets users find and instantly book vehicles from private auto owners, all through a mobile app. Its ride-hailing service is now in 73 countries worldwide and in 600 cities in the US.
The new program will add more cars to the GetAround fleet than just the existing personal vehicles that owners make available, and make the cars available to anyone with the Uber app in San Francisco.
Khosrowshahi said the company is aiding the National Transportation Safety Board in its investigation on why Uber's auto never noticed a woman crossing the street with her bicycle.
The ride-hailing service announced Wednesday that it's expanding its partnerships with several companies that deal with other types of transportation besides vehicle ownership.
Getaround's website says cars are available to rent for as little as $5 per hour, and that auto owners can make up to $10,000 per year offering their vehicle for rent on the service. "Now you can take a bike to rent your auto and go buy groceries".
Uber attested to Jump's utility in its blog post Wednesday, saying the bikes offer a "convenient and environmentally friendly ride that's often faster, especially in dense cities where space is limited and roads can be congested". "It is somewhat compelling to be able to get all your transportation through one platform".
Uber: It's not just for cars anymore. The service will also include integration of transit maps and schedule information in select cities.The company did not say which cities. The second is a deal with Masabi, a British company that provides mobile payment options for public transit systems in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and other cities around the world.
But it's an important means of showing good will. Khosrowshahi is trying to tell cities that the Uber of today is a "true partner" - and not the combative, "ask for forgiveness, not permission" startup of the past.
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