Lyft lowered prices by 10-30% in major markets across the country this week which pissed off a lot of people. I’m one of those people but as you guys know I’m always going to figure out a way for you guys to beat the system, so stay tuned and let’s all help each other figure out ways to make more money despite Lyft and Uber’s best efforts to stifle us! Today, RSG contributor Jack Ross highlights a couple feel good stories and breaks down some of the crazy stuff that happens to us rideshare drivers.
Happy Friday everyone! In the words of the late Stringer Bell, let’s “get on wit it motha-fa*SHOTGUN NOISES*”
After a couple weeks of discussing/recapping the ridesharing world from the ol’ high level, birds-eye (business practices, funding rounds, new even more disruptive companies, and as always, angry taxi co.’s and regulators), a great deal of press this week dissects the nitty gritty of what it’s actually like to drive these days. Shit is about to get REAL.
And while, no, the picture is entirely rosy, there are reasons aplenty for optimism.
Like the article concludes, it’s hard to see this as anything but positive. As a driver, I’ve heard many stories of people with challenges like partial paralysis who find work driving for TNCs and absolutely love their work driving. The more companies do this, the better. [Read more…]