RSG: What a week it’s been! We got some pretty crazy traffic on Monday when we released our article on The Downfall of Lyft. I was actually pretty surprised though at how few e-mails/comments/tweets I got disagreeing with my point of view. A few reporters even contacted me (again) after the story hit the wires but let’s see if any of them actually quote me this time. Today, RSG contributor Jack Ross takes a look at some of the most interesting, fascinating and downright crazy rideshare stories of the past week. Make sure to Follow @TheRideShareGuy on Twitter if you want to stay on top all of the latest news in the industry. Hammer time anyone??
Welcome to this week’s roundup, where we’ll take a look at some big partnerships, for Lyft, Uber and see how it will affect the future of rideshare.
Plus, a handful of useful resources, podcasts, a brewing in-office war between the big guys, the ever-present Obvious Headline and more. Here we go:
This is definitely the first of many, many to come. NFL and Uber, anyone? That’s going down for sure. The Belichick-and-Brady of big corporate matches.
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And who knows, soon enough, TNCs might even partner with airlines, ya know, if the whole “You can’t do rideshare at the airport” minor issue gets settled soon… [Read more…]