Harry here. UberPool is a service that has been launching in more and more markets lately, and it’s not without its struggles. Today, Senior RSG Contributor Christian Perea examines exactly how drivers are supposed to be paid on UberPool rides, how that lines up with what passengers are paying, and how it compares to Lyft Line.
Over the last few months, Uber and Lyft have been rolling out their versions of shared ride services like UberPool and Lyft Line into new markets. If it’s not in your market yet, it is coming.
And although many have heard about these services already, there is still a lot of confusion and controversy around how these services pay drivers for their time. On the surface, it seems like drivers are doing a lot more work for about the same amount of money, but let’s take a closer look.
We sent out an expert driver to figure out EXACTLY how much Uber and Lyft are making on their shared rides…